Professor Michelson, 1890s

Professor A. A. Michelson, the first American scientist to win <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="8006070" title="Nobel Prize Awards" href="/topic/arts-culture/nobel-prize-awards-8006070.topic">a Nobel Prize</a>, put his knowledge of physics to practical use during his daily billiards game at the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000151" title="University of Chicago" href="/topic/education/colleges-universities/university-of-chicago-OREDU0000151.topic">University of Chicago</a>'s Quadrangle Club.
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( Tribune archive photo )

Professor A. A. Michelson, the first American scientist to win a Nobel Prize, put his knowledge of physics to practical use during his daily billiards game at the University of Chicago's Quadrangle Club.

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