(3949) Mach = 1985 UL
Discovered 1985 October 20 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Named in memory of Ernst Mach (1838-1916), professor of physics at the universities of Graz and Prague and later professor of philosophy in Vienna. He made investigations on supersonic motion, explosions, electric sparks and philosophical positivism, and the Mach number and Mach's principle are forever associated with his name. Name suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.
 (MPC 27734 | 1996 August 28)

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