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Speculations in Science and Technology

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 73–78 | Cite as

The Michelson–Morley experiment: the final solution?

  • Frank P. Russo
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Abstract

The Michelson–Morley experiment is the foundation cornerstone of Einsteinian relativity: whether Einstein admitted it or not, it is where time dilation began. For over 100 years elite minds have been looking at it, yet one solution has escaped them all. Until now: here is the answer to that riddle: there is no fringe shift in the Michelson–Morley experiment, because both the lengths and the times are equal; hence there is no time dilation. This is being presented as a speculation for this journal prior to any future verification.

Keywords

Final Solution Einsteinian Relativity Time Dilation Fringe Shift Morley Experiment 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank P. Russo
    • 1
  1. 1.CampbelltownSouth Australia

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