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Ernst Mach

Ernst Mach

Biography Ernst Mach (1838 - 1916)

Austrian physicist and philosopher

Was born on 18 feb 1838.
Died on 19 feb 1916, at 78 years old.
Origin country Austria
Quotes by Ernst Mach

He is remembered for his contributions to physics such as the Mach number and the study of shock waves. As a philosopher of science, he was a major influence on logical positivism and through his criticism of Newton, a forerunner of Einstein's relativity.
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