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View Full Version : Astronomy Cast Ep. 368: Searching for the Aether Wind: the Michelson–Morley Experimen



Fraser
2015-Feb-17, 09:00 PM
Waves move through a medium, like water or air. So it seemed logical to search for a medium that light waves move through. The Michelson-Morley Experiment attempted to search for this medium, known as the “luminiferous aether”. The experiment gave a negative result, and helped set the stage for the theory of General Relativity. (...)Read […]

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