Joseph C. Hafele

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Joseph Carl Hafele (25 July 1933 - 15 November 2014)[1] was an American physicist best known for the Hafele–Keating experiment,[2][3] a test of Einstein's theory of relativity[4] performed while he was an assistant professor of physics at Washington University in St. Louis.[5] He later worked at Christopher Newport University.[6]

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  1. ^ http://www.laramieboomerang.com/articles/2014/11/21/obituaries/doc546d73ab1aad6652848025.txt Retrieved 21 November 2014
  2. ^ Hafele, J. C.; Keating, R. E. (July 14, 1972). "Around-the-World Atomic Clocks: Predicted Relativistic Time Gains". Science 177 (4044): 166–168. Bibcode:1972Sci...177..166H. doi:10.1126/science.177.4044.166. PMID 17779917.  edit
  3. ^ Hafele, J. C.; Keating, R. E. (July 14, 1972). "Around-the-World Atomic Clocks: Observed Relativistic Time Gains". Science 177 (4044): 168–170. Bibcode:1972Sci...177..168H. doi:10.1126/science.177.4044.168. PMID 17779918.  edit
  4. ^ Time, October 18, 1971
  5. ^ Popular Mechanics, January 1972, p. 30
  6. ^ http://www.astronomy.net/forums/blackholes2/messages/4289.shtml