From a logical point of view, the birth of Einstein's theory of relativity consists in a single illegitimate act: the substitution of a false proposition of the ether theory ("The speed of light relative to the observer is independent of the speed of the light source") for the true antithesis given by Newton's emission theory of light ("The speed of light relative to the observer varies with the speed of the light source"). Accordingly, if the arguments of the theory were valid and if experiments were performed and interpreted correctly, and if science were democratic, any experiment would either refute or fail to confirm the theory of relativity. Yet since science is totalitarian, all experiments gloriously confirm Divine Albert's Divine Theory. Examples:
In 1887 (the ad hoc length contraction hypothesis is not advanced yet) the Michelson-Morley experiment confirmed the assumption that the speed of light varies with the speed of the light source and refuted the assumption that the speed of light is independent of the speed of the light source. Nowadays Einsteinians teach that the experiment has confirmed the latter assumption.
In a gravitational field the speed of light varies like the speed of cannonballs so a frequency shift of phi/c^2 must be measured. The Pound-Rebka experiment confirmed this prediction but Einsteinians teach that the experiment has gloriously confirmed Divine Albert's Divine Theory.
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2010AAS...21530404H "In January 1924 Arthur Eddington wrote to Walter S. Adams at the Mt. Wilson Observatory suggesting a measurement of the "Einstein shift" in Sirius B and providing an estimate of its magnitude. Adams' 1925 published results agreed remarkably well with Eddington's estimate. Initially this achievement was hailed as the third empirical test of General Relativity (after Mercury's anomalous perihelion advance and the 1919 measurement of the deflection of starlight). It has been known for some time that both Eddington's estimate and Adams' measurement underestimated the true Sirius B gravitational redshift by a factor of four."
When cosmic-ray muons bump into an obstacle so that their speed instantly changes from about 300000km/s to zero, their forced and quick disintegration makes Einsteinians sing "Divine Einstein" and go into convulsions. Why? Simply because rationality in today's science is so devastated that, as the muon undergoes such a terrible crash, Einsteinians can safely say 'Lo, a muon at rest' (nobody cares to contradict them) and infer that non-crashing (moving) muons undergo time dilation and for that reason live longer than crashing ("at rest") muons. Sane science would compare the short lifetime of muons "at rest" with the short lifetime of a driver whose car has come to a sudden stop into a wall.