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Big Brother: 2 + 2 = 5 ; Albert Einstein: Constant Speed of Light
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Pentcho Valev
2020-03-01 14:56:28 UTC
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The reason why frequency as measured by the moving observer increases is because the speed of the light pulses relative to him increases (no other reason exists):



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"By observing the two indicator lights, you can see for yourself that, once more, there is a blue-shift - the pulse frequency measured at the receiver is somewhat higher than the frequency with which the pulses are sent out. This time, the distances between subsequent pulses are not affected, but still there is a frequency shift." https://www.einstein-online.info/en/spotlight/doppler/

Physicists clearly see the frequency increase but fail (refuse) to see its cause, the speed-of-light increase. Ignatius of Loyola explains: "We should always be prepared so as never to err to believe that what I see as white is black, if the hierarchical Church defines it thus".

If there is a next, sane (Einstein-free) version of fundamental physics, Einstein's 1905 nonsensical axiom

"The speed of light is constant"

will be replaced with the correct axiom

"For a given emitter, the wavelength of light is constant".

I have developed the idea in a series of tweets here: https://twitter.com/pentcho_valev

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Pentcho Valev
2020-03-01 22:29:46 UTC
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"Must we topple Einstein to let physics leap forward again?" https://newscientist.com/article/mg24232260-500-must-we-topple-einstein-to-let-physics-leap-forward-again/

"Saving time: Physics killed it. Do we need it back? [...] Einstein landed the fatal blow at the turn of the 20th century." https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22029410-900-saving-time-physics-killed-it-do-we-need-it-back/

"Bye bye space-time: is it time to free physics from Einstein's legacy?" https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24332472-900-bye-bye-space-time-is-it-time-to-free-physics-from-einsteins-legacy/

Einstein managed to convince the gullible world that a nonsense he had "borrowed" from the nonexistent ether - "the speed of light is constant" - is a non-negotiable truth. The nonsense proved to be highly malignant - its metastases permeated and eventually killed the whole field of science called physics:

Albert Einstein: "...I introduced the principle of the constancy of the velocity of light, which I borrowed from H. A. Lorentz's theory of the stationary luminiferous ether..." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorentz_ether_theory

"At a time when other scientists believed that the speed of light was variable, Einstein took it as a fixed limit of nature and made it the absolute non-negotiable around which all other variables and parameters enfolded."
https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/07/11/stephon-alexander-rebecca-elson-explaining-relativity/

Brian Greene: What does it mean for the speed of light to be constant?


John Stachel: "But this seems to be nonsense. How can it happen that the speed of light relative to an observer cannot be increased or decreased if that observer moves towards or away from a light beam? Einstein states that he wrestled with this problem over a lengthy period of time, to the point of despair." http://www.aip.org/history/exhibits/einstein/essay-einstein-relativity.htm

"The speaker Joao Magueijo, is a Reader in Theoretical Physics at Imperial College, London and author of Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation. He opened by explaining how Einstein's theory of relativity is the foundation of every other theory in modern physics and that the assumption that the speed of light is constant is the foundation of that theory. Thus a constant speed of light is embedded in all of modern physics and to propose a varying speed of light (VSL) is worse than swearing! It is like proposing a language without vowels." http://www.thegreatdebate.org.uk/VSLRevPrnt.html

See moore here: https://twitter.com/pentcho_valev

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