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Ernst Mach (1152)

Profession
Physicist
Nationality
Austrian
Born
1838, Chirlitz-Turas, Moravia
Died
1916, Vatterstetten, near Haar, Bavaria
Short Biography
Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach (/ˈmɑːx/; German: [ˈɛɐ̯nst maχ]; February 18, 1838 – February 19, 1916) was an Austrian physicist and philosopher, noted for his contributions to physics such as the Mach number and the study of shock waves. As a ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in physics, University of Vienna, 1860
Appointments & Honors
  • 1864-67, University of Graz
  • 1867-95, University of Prague
  • 1895-1901, University of Vienna