Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Adolf (Christoph Wilhelm) Bestelmeyer (December 21, 1875 in Nuremberg, November 21, 1957 in Heidelberg) was a German experimental physicist. Bestelmeyer studied mathematics and physics at the Technical University of Berlin, the Technical University of Munich and the University of Munich. After his promotion, he worked in 1904 as an assistant at the University of Göttingen. In World War I he was active in torpedo research, and afterwards he was professor of physics at the University of Greifswald from 1917 to 1921.