“However, no experiment can prove a theory, only disprove one if an

... ignored. So there was NO experimental evidence for SR. All it is if you look at the maths is a fiddle where it is a deviant interpretation of experiments. ...

... ignored. So there was NO experimental evidence for SR. All it is if you look at the maths is a fiddle where it is a deviant interpretation of experiments. ...

Paul Ehrenfest: The Genesis of the Adiabatic Hypothesis, 1911–1914

... paper which at first sight only seems to be a simple alternative to an earlier paper by EINSTEIN and STERN.4 Then, in another article of 1913 on a mechanical theorem of BOLTZMANN,5 EHRENFEST already employed a primitive adiabatic hypothesis but did not formulate it clearly. He used it instead to ded ...

... paper which at first sight only seems to be a simple alternative to an earlier paper by EINSTEIN and STERN.4 Then, in another article of 1913 on a mechanical theorem of BOLTZMANN,5 EHRENFEST already employed a primitive adiabatic hypothesis but did not formulate it clearly. He used it instead to ded ...

Lecture Notes 18.5: Lorentz Transformation of EM Fields, the EM

... transformations of E B in going from one IRF(S) to another IRF(S') ??? In the immediately preceding lecture notes, the reader may have noticed some tacit / implicit assumptions were made, which we now make explicit: 1) Electric charge q (like c, the speed of light) is a Lorentz invariant scalar qu ...

... transformations of E B in going from one IRF(S) to another IRF(S') ??? In the immediately preceding lecture notes, the reader may have noticed some tacit / implicit assumptions were made, which we now make explicit: 1) Electric charge q (like c, the speed of light) is a Lorentz invariant scalar qu ...

The Einstein–Vlasov System/Kinetic Theory H˚ akan Andr´ easson

... matter model. Kinetic theory has been an important field of research during several decades in which the main focus has been on non-relativistic and special relativistic physics, i.e., to model the dynamics of neutral gases, plasmas, and Newtonian self-gravitating systems. In 1990, Rendall and Rein ...

... matter model. Kinetic theory has been an important field of research during several decades in which the main focus has been on non-relativistic and special relativistic physics, i.e., to model the dynamics of neutral gases, plasmas, and Newtonian self-gravitating systems. In 1990, Rendall and Rein ...

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... The natural coupling strength φ is of order 1. However, the isotropy of our observable universe to 10-5 may leads to a change (ξ)Δφ of φ over cosmological distance scale 10-5 smaller. Hence, observations to test and measure Δφ to 106 are needed. ...

... The natural coupling strength φ is of order 1. However, the isotropy of our observable universe to 10-5 may leads to a change (ξ)Δφ of φ over cosmological distance scale 10-5 smaller. Hence, observations to test and measure Δφ to 106 are needed. ...

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... taking this course. The point is that this course is essentially unique: I know of no other course anywhere that provides this thorough a treatment of both special and general relativity at a level accessibly with only elementary calculus. By your presence here, I take it that you are happy to have ...

... taking this course. The point is that this course is essentially unique: I know of no other course anywhere that provides this thorough a treatment of both special and general relativity at a level accessibly with only elementary calculus. By your presence here, I take it that you are happy to have ...

Poincaré`s Light - Séminaire Poincaré

... It seems reasonable to assume that Poincaré was here projecting the reasons for his own predilection. The foreword to his optical lectures begins with: “Optics is the most advanced part of physics; the theory of undulations forms a whole that is most satisfactory to the mind.” Being a mathematician ...

... It seems reasonable to assume that Poincaré was here projecting the reasons for his own predilection. The foreword to his optical lectures begins with: “Optics is the most advanced part of physics; the theory of undulations forms a whole that is most satisfactory to the mind.” Being a mathematician ...

Clifford M. Will Theory and Experiment in Gravitational Physics 1993

... theoretical tool of the astrophysicist, but would have its validity challenged as never before. Yet it was also to be a time in which experimental tools would become available to test the theory in unheard-of ways and to unheard-of levels of precision. The optical identification of 3C48 (Matthews an ...

... theoretical tool of the astrophysicist, but would have its validity challenged as never before. Yet it was also to be a time in which experimental tools would become available to test the theory in unheard-of ways and to unheard-of levels of precision. The optical identification of 3C48 (Matthews an ...

Energy and Mass in Relativity Theory (321 Pages)

... has to look down from the standpoint of higher, advanced knowledge. In the case of relativity this standpoint - the vantage ground of truth - was found by Minkowski, who united time t and space r into a single four-dimensional world. Similarly, E I c2 and pic are united in a four-dimensional vector, ...

... has to look down from the standpoint of higher, advanced knowledge. In the case of relativity this standpoint - the vantage ground of truth - was found by Minkowski, who united time t and space r into a single four-dimensional world. Similarly, E I c2 and pic are united in a four-dimensional vector, ...

Einstein`s quantum theory of the monatomic ideal gas: non

... law for the energy, a new way of counting microstates, an analysis of ﬂuctuations, and the prediction of what came to be known as the Bose-Einstein condensation phenomenon. The third paper, in contrast, has rarely been mentioned, and we have not found any work that would analyze it in some detail. ...

... law for the energy, a new way of counting microstates, an analysis of ﬂuctuations, and the prediction of what came to be known as the Bose-Einstein condensation phenomenon. The third paper, in contrast, has rarely been mentioned, and we have not found any work that would analyze it in some detail. ...

Principles of Time and Space Hiroshige Goto

... identical to the conclusions of special relativity shows that the new Lorentz transformations found by the new octonion are correct. (Chap. 17) Furthermore, it is shown that the results of special relativity can be explained without contradiction if mass and energy are viewed as the time part of th ...

... identical to the conclusions of special relativity shows that the new Lorentz transformations found by the new octonion are correct. (Chap. 17) Furthermore, it is shown that the results of special relativity can be explained without contradiction if mass and energy are viewed as the time part of th ...

Einstein`s Greatest Mistake - Free

... In the nineteenth century, James Maxwell formulated a set of vector equations based on the experimental work of Coulomb, Faraday, Ampere, and others who unified electric and magnetic effects. They demonstrated, among other things, that electromagnetic waves exist and travel at a finite velocity in f ...

... In the nineteenth century, James Maxwell formulated a set of vector equations based on the experimental work of Coulomb, Faraday, Ampere, and others who unified electric and magnetic effects. They demonstrated, among other things, that electromagnetic waves exist and travel at a finite velocity in f ...

- Macquarie University ResearchOnline

... Kuhn further states that in the early developments of scientific inquiry there was a period in which all the facts related to that inquiry were regarded as being equally relevant. Scientific activity in this period was almost random. Once a paradigm had been established, then scientific activity gai ...

... Kuhn further states that in the early developments of scientific inquiry there was a period in which all the facts related to that inquiry were regarded as being equally relevant. Scientific activity in this period was almost random. Once a paradigm had been established, then scientific activity gai ...

Relativity made relatively easy

... 13.5.2 The orbit of Mercury . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360 ...

... 13.5.2 The orbit of Mercury . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360 ...

28 Copyright A. Steane, Oxford University 2010, 2011

... dt/dτ relates the time between events on a worldline to the proper time, for a particle of speed v. dt0 /dt relates the time between events on a worldline for two reference frames of relative velocity v, with u the particle velocity in the unprimed frame. If two particles have velocities u, v in som ...

... dt/dτ relates the time between events on a worldline to the proper time, for a particle of speed v. dt0 /dt relates the time between events on a worldline for two reference frames of relative velocity v, with u the particle velocity in the unprimed frame. If two particles have velocities u, v in som ...

Time Travel and Warp Drives

... This book examines the possibility of time travel and of space travel at speeds exceeding the speed of light, in light of physics research conducted during the last twenty years or so. The ideas of faster-than-light travel and time travel have long existed in popular imagination. What you may not kn ...

... This book examines the possibility of time travel and of space travel at speeds exceeding the speed of light, in light of physics research conducted during the last twenty years or so. The ideas of faster-than-light travel and time travel have long existed in popular imagination. What you may not kn ...

The Einstein Hoax

... This front page article in which Einstein gave an "emphatic denial" regarding the idea of practical applications for the "energy of the atom" demonstrates even further that this jew is a "feeble minded ... moron" By the last quarter of the 19th century, the Science of Physics was considered to be ne ...

... This front page article in which Einstein gave an "emphatic denial" regarding the idea of practical applications for the "energy of the atom" demonstrates even further that this jew is a "feeble minded ... moron" By the last quarter of the 19th century, the Science of Physics was considered to be ne ...

The Lorentz transformation

... when the units of distance and time (and all other units that depend on them) are chosen appropriately. For example, one could work with seconds for time, and light-seconds for distance. (One light-second is equal to 299792458 metres). The only problem with this approach is that you must apply it co ...

... when the units of distance and time (and all other units that depend on them) are chosen appropriately. For example, one could work with seconds for time, and light-seconds for distance. (One light-second is equal to 299792458 metres). The only problem with this approach is that you must apply it co ...

Mass and Gravity

... active gravitational mass and passive gravitational mass. A universal proportionality between those different types of mass was assumed and confirmed by many so-called Eötvös experiments (see Chap. 4). For Albert Einstein (1879–1955) that ‘Weak Equivalence Principle’ gave the basis for his theory of ...

... active gravitational mass and passive gravitational mass. A universal proportionality between those different types of mass was assumed and confirmed by many so-called Eötvös experiments (see Chap. 4). For Albert Einstein (1879–1955) that ‘Weak Equivalence Principle’ gave the basis for his theory of ...

physics before and after einstein

... physical speculations, Mach’s The Science of Mechanics and Poincaré’s Science and Hypothesis. In 1916 he wrote in his obituary of Mach: “I can say with certainty that the study of Mach and Hume has been directly and indirectly a great help in my work”. So it is a documented fact that the father of o ...

... physical speculations, Mach’s The Science of Mechanics and Poincaré’s Science and Hypothesis. In 1916 he wrote in his obituary of Mach: “I can say with certainty that the study of Mach and Hume has been directly and indirectly a great help in my work”. So it is a documented fact that the father of o ...

Paradoxes about Light Phenomena: Photo

... dimensions that were independent of other measurements. This concept of extension has served as the basis of classical physics. Rene Descartes in the 17th century gave the three dimensions developed by Euclid rectangular and perpendicular coordinates which are used as Cartesian coordinates. Other co ...

... dimensions that were independent of other measurements. This concept of extension has served as the basis of classical physics. Rene Descartes in the 17th century gave the three dimensions developed by Euclid rectangular and perpendicular coordinates which are used as Cartesian coordinates. Other co ...

(Very) basic introduction to special relativity

... Maxwell was able to solve his equations in the vacuum, and predicted the existance of electromagnetic waves. In particular, he was able to calculate the speed at which his predicted electromagnetic waves should travel. The value Maxwell obtained, using the known values at the time of the constants ε ...

... Maxwell was able to solve his equations in the vacuum, and predicted the existance of electromagnetic waves. In particular, he was able to calculate the speed at which his predicted electromagnetic waves should travel. The value Maxwell obtained, using the known values at the time of the constants ε ...

Unipolar Induction

... the magnet, any more than the rays of light which emanate from the sun are supposed to revolve with the sun. The magnet may even, in certain cases (3097), be considered as revolving amongst its own forces and producing a full electric effect, sensible at the galvanometer.” (Section 3090) The reader ...

... the magnet, any more than the rays of light which emanate from the sun are supposed to revolve with the sun. The magnet may even, in certain cases (3097), be considered as revolving amongst its own forces and producing a full electric effect, sensible at the galvanometer.” (Section 3090) The reader ...

Against Dogma: On Superluminal Propagation in Classical

... between intentional beings? And whatever the details, is the prohibition on superluminal propagation supposed to be a consequence of relativity? Or is it a brute assumption, independent of the rest of the theory? These questions are not idle quibbling about definitions. The idea that relativity the ...

... between intentional beings? And whatever the details, is the prohibition on superluminal propagation supposed to be a consequence of relativity? Or is it a brute assumption, independent of the rest of the theory? These questions are not idle quibbling about definitions. The idea that relativity the ...

Dynamics and Relativity - damtp

... • Translations: There is no special point in the Universe. • Rotations: There is no special direction in the Universe. • Boosts: There is no special velocity in the Universe The first two are fairly unsurprising: position is relative; direction is relative. The third perhaps needs more explanation. ...

... • Translations: There is no special point in the Universe. • Rotations: There is no special direction in the Universe. • Boosts: There is no special velocity in the Universe The first two are fairly unsurprising: position is relative; direction is relative. The third perhaps needs more explanation. ...