Light and Relativity: A New Hypothesis
"What this monograph suggests is that experiments be done to measure the time it takes for a ray of light to travel from A to B without undergoing reflection, interference, refraction or any other internal rearrangement, and to similarly measure the time from B to A. In order to entertain the possibility of a difference in the transit times, between AB and BA it is necessary to propose or suggest what changes would be required in the Lorentz transformation equations and the transformation of Maxwell's equations. The monograph was designed to meet this goal. It was also designed to thrust into the arena of discussion the axiom defining time as presented in the Special Theory of Relativity."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Theory of Relativity
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acceleration AxAyAz axes axis beam clocks constant coordinates defined determined distance Divergence theorem Earth Einstein electricity and magnetism electromagnetic elementary charges equal ether Fizeau flashes flux frame of reference Gamma Draconis gravitational field Hence hypothesis interference fringes Jupiter Kepler km/sec laws of physics light signals light to travel line integral Lorentz equations Lorentz transformation M-M experiment mathematical Maxwell's equations measure the velocity Michelson Michelson-Morley experiment midpoint monograph moving at velocity moving frames moving reference frame negative result Newton observer perpendicular photons postulate Principle of Relativity ray of light reference in uniform relativity of simultaneity represented rest frame Romer rotating mirror Special Theory stationary reference frame takes to travel tensor theory of light Theory of Relativity transformation equations Transformation of Maxwell's Universe values vector velocity of light velocity V relative wave theory wire yields zero