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Mach, Ernst

Line breaks: Ernst Mach
Pronunciation: /mɑːk
 
, mak
 
, max/

Definition of Mach, Ernst in English:

( 1838–1916), Austrian physicist and philosopher of science. He did important work on aerodynamics, while his writings inspired the logical positivist philosophers of the 1920s and influenced scientists such as Einstein and Niels Bohr.

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