Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon), 1853-1928 Edit

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Person

Dates

  • 1835-07-18 – 1928-02-04 (Existence)

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  • Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon), 1853-1928

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Hendrik Antoon Lorentz was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect. He also derived the transformation equations underpinning Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity.