Date: May 12, 2013 4:36 AM
Author: Pentcho Valev
Subject: Re: GIVING UP SANITY FOR CONSTANT SPEED OF LIGHT
John Stachel: "But here he ran into the most blatant-seeming contradiction, which I mentioned earlier when first discussing the two principles. As noted then, the Maxwell-Lorentz equations imply that there exists (at least) one inertial frame in which the speed of light is a constant regardless of the motion of the light source. Einstein's version of the relativity principle (minus the ether) requires that, if this is true for one inertial frame, it must be true for all inertial frames. But this seems to be nonsense. How can it happen that the speed of light relative to an observer cannot be increased or decreased if that observer moves towards or away from a light beam?"
This IS nonsense. For any waves, if the observer starts moving towards the wave source with speed v, the frequency he measures shifts from f=c/L to:
f' = (c+v)/L
where c is the speed of the waves relative to a stationary observer and L is the wavelength. That is, for any waves (light waves included), the fact that the wavecrests start hitting the observer more frequently is due to the fact that the speed of the waves relative to the observer has increased. In other words, the speed of the waves shifts from c to:
c' = c+v
It takes Bingo the Einsteiniano to blatantly teach that the motion of the observer miraculously decreases the wavelength (L'<L) so that, as the frequency increases (f'>f), their product, the speed of the light waves, gloriously remains constant, c'=f'L'=c, Divine Einstein, yes we all believe in relativity, relativity, relativity:
John Norton: "Here's a light wave and an observer. If the observer were to hurry towards the source of the light, the observer would now pass wavecrests more frequently than the resting observer. That would mean that moving observer would find the frequency of the light to have increased (AND CORRESPONDINGLY FOR THE WAVELENGTH - THE DISTANCE BETWEEN CRESTS - TO HAVE DECREASED)."
Bingo the Einsteiniano is the name of any person in Divine Albert's world who has undergone special brainwashing in Einsteiniana, brainwashing very similar to the one undergone by an unfortunate creature called Bingo the Clowno:
Bingo !!! Bingo the Clown-O!!!