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Michelson-Morley Experiment

Intuitive

Abstract

The motto in this section is: the higher the level of abstraction, the better.

Why is it interesting?

The Michelson-Morley experiment discovered that the speed of light is constant in all inertial frames of reference. This lead to the insight that Newtonian mechanics must be replaced with special relativity.

experiments/michelson_morley.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/05 07:55 by jakobadmin