## A history of the theories of aether and electricity: 1800 - 1950, Volume 2 |

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### Contents

THE AGE OF RUTHERFORD | 1 |

THE THEORY OF THE AETHER TO THE DEATH OF NEWTON | 2 |

THE RELATIVITY THEORY OF POINCARE AND LORENTZ | 27 |

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