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Pentcho Valev

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Posted: Mar 7, 2013 1:37 PM
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L'Einsteinien le plus intelligent en France c'est Olivier Darrigol - il comprend tout:
Darrigol, Dr. Olivier, Interests: Electrodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, RITZIAN RELATIVITY
Olivier Darrigol, directeur de recherche au CNRS: "Ritz est l'auteur d'une tentative célèbre de concilier l'électrodynamique et le principe de relativité dans une théorie qui FAIT DEPENDRE LA VITESSE DE LA LUMIERE DE CELLE DE LA SOURCE."
The Mystery of the Einstein-Poincaré Connection, Olivier Darrigol: "It is clear from the context that Poincaré meant here to apply the postulate [of constancy of the speed of light] only in an ether-bound frame, in which case he could indeed state that it had been "accepted by everybody." In 1900 and in later writings he defined the apparent time of a moving observer in such a way that the velocity of light measured by this observer would be the same as if he were at rest (with respect to the ether). This does not mean, however, that he meant the postulate to apply in any inertial frame. From his point of view, the true velocity of light in a moving frame was not a constant but was given by the Galilean law of addition of velocities."

Malheureusement Darrigol est trop timide - son passé conformiste l'empêche de dire la vérité.

Pentcho Valev

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