The Ethereal Aether
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Foreword by Gerald Holton
  • 1. Perspectives on the Aether
  • 2. Dramatis Personae of Aether Drift
  • 3. Michelson and Interferometry, 1880–1883
  • 4. The Classic Experiments, 1884–1890
  • 5. Contradictions and Contractions, 1890–1900
  • 6. Transformations of the Aether, circa 1900
  • 7. Morley-Miller Experiments, 1900–1905
  • 8. The Rise of Relativity, 1905–1910
  • 9. The Fall of the Aether, 1910–1920
  • 10. Miller Challenges Michelson, 1920–1925
  • 11. Michelson Reaffirms the Null, 1925–1930
  • 12. Aether Experiments and Physical Theory
  • Appendix A: “The Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether,” by Albert A. Michelson, Master, U.S. Navy (1881)
  • Appendix B: “Influence of Motion of the Medium on the Velocity of Light,” by Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley (1886)
  • Appendix C: “On the Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether,” by Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley (1887)
  • Note on Sources
  • Bibliography
  • Index

About the Author

Loyd S. Swenson, Jr., is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Houston.

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