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Pentcho Valev

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Posted: Apr 26, 2013 4:40 PM
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Both Newton's emission theory of light and Maxwell's 19th century electromagnetic theory had predicted that the speed of light relative to the observer varies with the speed of the observer. In 1905 Einstein abused both theories by advancing his false light postulate which, combined with the principle of relativity, led to the absurd conclusion that the speed of light is independent of the speed of the observer. Einsteinians relish exposing the contradiction between Newton and Einstein but do not want to hear of any contradiction between Maxwell and Einstein. Such problems are easily solved in Divine Albert's world: Maxwell's 19th century electromagnetic theory had predicted that the speed of light relative to the observer is independent of the speed of the observer and that's it, Divine Einstein, yes we all believe in relativity, relativity, relativity:
Prof. Harrison B. Prosper, Florida State University: "In 1905 Albert Einstein introduced his theory of special relativity. With this theory Einstein sought to make the laws of motion consistent with James Clerk Maxwell's (1831-1879) laws of electromagnetism. Those laws predicted that light in vacuum traveled at a speed c (about 300,000 km/s) that was independent of the motion of the observer of the light and of the light source. Newton's law of motion, however, predicted that the speed of light should depend upon the motion of the observer. Einstein basically sided with Maxwell!"
"Brian Cox discusses Einstein's theory of relativity"
"He [Maxwell] also showed the speed of light is independent of the motion of both the source and the observer."
Leonard Susskind: "One of the predictions of Maxwell's equations is that the velocity of electromagnetic waves, or light, is always measured to have the same value, regardless of the frame in which it is measured."
Why Does E=mc2?: (And Why Should We Care?), Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw, p. 91: "...Maxwell's brilliant synthesis of the experimental results of Faraday and others strongly suggested that the speed of light should be the same for all observers."
"In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy. The heresy of heresies was common sense. And what was terrifying was not that they would kill you for thinking otherwise, but that they might be right. For, after all, how do we know that two and two make four? Or that the force of gravity works? Or that the past is unchangeable? If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable what then?"

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