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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 12:20 pm    Post subject: "How Does Light "Know" How Fast to Travel?" Reply with quote

"How Does Light "Know" How Fast to Travel?"

One of the basic beliefs of modern physics is that the velocity of
light is the same wherever and whenever it is measured. It is, in the
language of physics, invariant. To illustrate this understanding, let us
consider an example in which a rocket ship passes Mars on its way towards
Earth. On the rocket ship and on Mars are two radio transmitters arranged so
that, at the instant the ship passes Mars and transmitters are at the same
distance from Earth, both transmitters send a signal towards Earth. Along
the route, test stations observe the passage of the signals and report that
the signals pass each station simultaneously, exactly in accordance with the
requirements of Special Relativity. (Radio signals differ from light signals
only in their frequency. Relativistically, their behavior is identical..)

This observation presents no problem if the radio signals is are waves
propagating through a medium (e.g.- the Aether) as sound does though air.
The velocity of a wave propagating through a medium is the velocity of
propagation of that wave though the medium. The velocity of propagation of
the sound of a gunshot is independent of the velocity of the gun while the
velocity of the bullet is not. The observation presents a difficulty,
however, if we regard the photons which makeup the radio wave as particles
which are emitted from the source and travel ballistically to the target.
Such would seem to be the concept of the propagation of light when one
considers the apparent banishment of the Aether following the acceptance of
Special Relativity. If there is no medium, then the observably same velocity
of the two radio waves could only occur if the transmitter on the rocket
ship had measured its velocity with respect to the transmitter on Mars and
adjusted the velocity of its transmitted signal so as to cause the two
signals to travel together.

The side by side propagation of the radio signals presents no problem
if one accepts that they are a vibrational disturbance traveling through a
medium (e.g. - the Aether), but if there is no medium it would seem to
require that some sort of "magic" be involved. The presence of magic in
physical processes is more difficult for the writer to accept than is the
existence of the classical Aether. This conclusion is particularly true
since the Aether has been shown to be conventionally unobservable but has
never been shown to be non-existent. The latter conclusion results from the
fact that physicists have jumped from an unproven assertion to a foregone
conclusion. Dr. Einstein did warn that the non-existence of the Aether had
not been proven, what had been proven was that it was not necessary for
computations of relativistic effects.

The source material for this posting may be found in
http://einsteinhoax.com/hoax.htm/ (1997);
http://einsteinhoax.com/gravity.htm (1987); and
http://einsteinhoax.com/relcor.htm (1997). EVERYTHING WHICH WE ACCEPT AS
TRUE MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH EVERYTHING ELSE WE HAVE ACCEPTED AS TRUE, IT
MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH ALL OBSERVATIONS, AND IT MUST BE MATHEMATICALLY
VIABLE. PRESENT TEACHINGS DO NOT ALWAYS MEET THIS REQUIREMENT. THE WORLD IS
ENTITLED TO A HIGHER STANDARD OF WORKMANSHIP FROM THOSE IT HAS GRANTED WORLD
CLASS STATUS.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 6:42 pm    Post subject: Re: "How Does Light "Know" How Fast to Travel?" Reply with quote

Egap wrote:
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"How Does Light "Know" How Fast to Travel?"

One of the basic beliefs of modern physics is that the velocity of
light is the same wherever and whenever it is measured. It is, in the
language of physics, invariant. To illustrate this understanding, let us
consider an example in which a rocket ship passes Mars on its way towards
Earth. On the rocket ship and on Mars are two radio transmitters arranged so
that, at the instant the ship passes Mars and transmitters are at the same
distance from Earth, both transmitters send a signal towards Earth. Along
the route, test stations observe the passage of the signals and report that
the signals pass each station simultaneously, exactly in accordance with the
requirements of Special Relativity. (Radio signals differ from light signals
only in their frequency. Relativistically, their behavior is identical..)

This observation presents no problem if the radio signals is are waves
propagating through a medium (e.g.- the Aether) as sound does though air.
The velocity of a wave propagating through a medium is the velocity of
propagation of that wave though the medium. The velocity of propagation of
the sound of a gunshot is independent of the velocity of the gun while the
velocity of the bullet is not. The observation presents a difficulty,
however, if we regard the photons which makeup the radio wave as particles
which are emitted from the source and travel ballistically to the target.
Such would seem to be the concept of the propagation of light when one
considers the apparent banishment of the Aether following the acceptance of
Special Relativity. If there is no medium, then the observably same velocity
of the two radio waves could only occur if the transmitter on the rocket
ship had measured its velocity with respect to the transmitter on Mars and
adjusted the velocity of its transmitted signal so as to cause the two
signals to travel together.

The side by side propagation of the radio signals presents no problem
if one accepts that they are a vibrational disturbance traveling through a
medium (e.g. - the Aether), but if there is no medium it would seem to
require that some sort of "magic" be involved. The presence of magic in
physical processes is more difficult for the writer to accept than is the
existence of the classical Aether. This conclusion is particularly true
since the Aether has been shown to be conventionally unobservable but has
never been shown to be non-existent. The latter conclusion results from the
fact that physicists have jumped from an unproven assertion to a foregone
conclusion. Dr. Einstein did warn that the non-existence of the Aether had
not been proven, what had been proven was that it was not necessary for
computations of relativistic effects.

The source material for this posting may be found in
http://einsteinhoax.com/hoax.htm/ (1997);
http://einsteinhoax.com/gravity.htm (1987); and
http://einsteinhoax.com/relcor.htm (1997). EVERYTHING WHICH WE ACCEPT AS
TRUE MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH EVERYTHING ELSE WE HAVE ACCEPTED AS TRUE, IT
MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH ALL OBSERVATIONS, AND IT MUST BE MATHEMATICALLY
VIABLE. PRESENT TEACHINGS DO NOT ALWAYS MEET THIS REQUIREMENT. THE WORLD IS
ENTITLED TO A HIGHER STANDARD OF WORKMANSHIP FROM THOSE IT HAS GRANTED WORLD
CLASS STATUS.

All of the Newsposts made by this site may be viewed at
http://einsteinhoax.com/postinglog.htm.

Please make any response via E-mail as Newsgroups are not monitored on
a regular basis. Objective responses will be treated with the same courtesy
as they are presented. To prevent the wastage of time on both of our parts,
please do not raise objections that are not related to material that you
have read at the Website. This posting is merely a summary.

E-mail:- einsteinhoax@isp.com. If you wish a reply, be sure that your
mail reception is not blocked.

The material at the Website has been posted continuously for over 8
years. In that time THERE HAVE BEEN NO OBJECTIVE REBUTTALS OF ANY OF THE
MATERIAL PRESENTED. There have only been hand waving arguments by
individuals who have mindlessly accepted the prevailing wisdom without
questioning it. If anyone provides a significant rebuttal that cannot be
objectively answered, the material at the Website will be withdrawn.
Challenges to date have revealed only the responder's inadequacy with one
exception for which a correction was provided.


It has already been proven by "REALITY PHYSICS" that Light travels at

the "Speed of Time". Think about it, it you strap a clock to a photon,
how much time would it record? None. Why? Because by moving at the
speed of light the photon is also moving at the speed of time. But
don't bother telling anyone about this as it will probably still take
years before Theoretical Physics academia figures it out.

all the best,

Jeff Lee CENTER FOR REALITY PHYSICS
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