University Circle in Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1952 by Case Western Reserve University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Science & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1887.
Location. 41° 30.244′ N, 81° 36.504′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. It is in University Circle. Marker can be reached from Adelbert Road. Marker is in the middle of the quad on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Michelson-Morley Experiment (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fields of Ideals Frances Payne Bolton (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cozad-Bates House / Anti-Slavery and Abolition (approx. 0.4 miles away); University Circle (approx. half a mile away); The Arthur G. McKee House (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles Waddell Chesnutt (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . . Michelson-Morley Experiment. “This movie simulates the set-up used in the Michelson-Morley experiment, including the non-existent aether wind they were trying to detect! The basic idea is to detect the time difference between light going ‘upstream then downstream’ and light going ‘across shore and back’.” (Submitted on September 28, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,072 times since then and 90 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week September 28, 2008. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.