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There was a preferred coordinate system in which the ether was at rest. There the

velocity of

of

There was a preferred coordinate system in which the ether was at rest. There the

velocity of

**light**in vacuum was equal to c. In other coordinate frames the velocityof

**light**was presumably not c. To avoid setting electromagnetism apart from the ...Page 349

This simple explanation of aberration contradicts the hypothesis that the velocity

of

that the ether is dragged along by the earth. In neither case would aberration ...

This simple explanation of aberration contradicts the hypothesis that the velocity

of

**light**is determined by the transmitting medium (our atmosphere in this case) orthat the ether is dragged along by the earth. In neither case would aberration ...

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is that of

earth. Then the angle 0 is ... In the simplest version of the Fizeau experiment the

liquid flows with velocity v parallel or antiparallel to the path of

has ...

is that of

**light**in the system K', namely, u' = c, and v is the orbital velocity of theearth. Then the angle 0 is ... In the simplest version of the Fizeau experiment the

liquid flows with velocity v parallel or antiparallel to the path of

**light**. If the liquidhas ...

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 23 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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