N. Ernest Dorsey, who retired in 1948 from his position as a physicist at the National Bureau of Standards after 40 years of nearly continuous service to the Bureau, died on July 6 at Towson, Md. His age was 86. Born in Annapolis Junction, Md., Dr. Dorsey graduated from the Johns Hopkins University and received his doctorate in physics there in 1897. Before joining NBS, he taught at Hopkins and served briefly (1901–03) with the Department of Agriculture.

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