## Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi.", Volume 72N. Zanichelli, 1979 - Nuclear physics |

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Some Foundational Problems in the

Bar - Ilan University - Ramat - Gan , Israel 1 . – Introduction . Just as the discovery

of non - Euclidean geometry in the early nineteenth century gave rise to the ...

Some Foundational Problems in the

**Special**Theory of**Relativity**. M . JAMMERBar - Ilan University - Ramat - Gan , Israel 1 . – Introduction . Just as the discovery

of non - Euclidean geometry in the early nineteenth century gave rise to the ...

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This applies to

in physics , Olaf Roemer ' s determination of the finite velocity of light ( 1676 ) .

Eddington ' s statement , « Time , as we now understand it , was discovered by ...

This applies to

**special relativity**with respect to one of the most basic discoveriesin physics , Olaf Roemer ' s determination of the finite velocity of light ( 1676 ) .

Eddington ' s statement , « Time , as we now understand it , was discovered by ...

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We must , therefore , conclude that the conceptual status of Roemer ' s

determinations of the velocity of light , the very beginning of the prehistory of

of the present ...

We must , therefore , conclude that the conceptual status of Roemer ' s

determinations of the velocity of light , the very beginning of the prehistory of

**special relativity**, is a matter of a serious dispute . This to show was the objectiveof the present ...

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### Contents

Gradual infiltration of probabilitys laws into physical sciences | 1 |

Statistical fluctuations | 10 |

Introduction | 21 |

Copyright | |

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