Edward Bouchet

American academic

Edward Alexander Bouchet (September 15, 1852October 28, 1918) was an African-American physicist who is most notable for having been the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. from an American university.


  • Optics is an example of the different ways a human is able to see things in the world. The same goes for the color of a person's skin and even though optics present that there are differences in color, these do not state that they should necessarily be treated as different.

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