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Re: EINSTEINIANA AND THE SIRIUS B FRAUD
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Nov 2, 2011 5:10 AM


"Pentcho Valev" <pvalev@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:a82ebabb65244d2a838cea94fcd7a330@hv4g2000vbb.googlegroups.com...  The PoundRebka experiment fraud:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pound%E2%80%93Rebka_experiment  "The PoundRebka experiment is a well known experiment to test Albert  Einstein's theory of general relativity. It was proposed by Robert  Pound and his graduate student Glen A. Rebka Jr. in 1959, and was the  last of the classical tests of general relativity to be verified (in  the same year). It is a gravitational redshift experiment, which  measures the redshift of light moving in a gravitational field, or,  equivalently, a test of the general relativity prediction that clocks  should run at different rates at different places in a gravitational  field. It is considered to be the experiment that ushered in an era of  precision tests of general relativity. (...) When the photon travels  through a gravitational field, its frequency and therefore its energy  will change due to the gravitational redshift."   http://student.fizika.org/~jsisko/Knjige/Klasicna%20Mehanika/David%20Morin/CH13.PDF  David Morin (p. 4): "This GR timedilation effect was first measured  at Harvard by Pound and Rebka in 1960. They sent gamma rays up a 20m  tower and measured the redshift (that is, the decrease in frequency)  at the top. This was a notable feat indeed, considering that they were  able to measure a frequency shift of gh/c^2 (which is only a few parts  in 10^15) to within 1% accuracy."   QUESTION: If, in a gravitational field, the speed of light varies  exactly as the speed of cannonballs does, in accordance with Newton's  emission theory of light, would Pound and Rebka have measured the same  "frequency shift of gh/c^2"? It is easy to show that the answer is an  unambiguous yes (Einsteinians occasionally admit that). How then can  the PoundRebka experiment be "the experiment that ushered in an era  of precision tests of general relativity"? 
The tests are precise, the results are relativity fails them.
 Test of GR.
Synchronize two vacuum enclosed identical horizontal light clocks sidebyside and leave to run for 6 months in two identical chest freezers (for environmental control). Note any relative drift. <http://www.androcles01.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/lightclock.gif>
Place one horizontal light clock at the top of the Burj Khalifa <http://www.burjkhalifa.ae/> and leave the other at the base. Leave to run for 6 months. Bring the clocks together again, note any relative drift.
If the clocks DO read the same count (with drift allowed) then NIST got it wrong, there was no time dilation due to altitude difference. <http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/releases/aluminumatomicclock_092310.cfm>
If the clocks do NOT read the same count (with drift allowed) due to time dilation then NIST got it wrong, the speed of light cannot be a universal constant. <http://physics.nist.gov/cgibin/cuu/Value?c>
Either way, NIST are useless yankee wankers and WRONG.



