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Michelson-Gale: an experiment left unfinished

Michelson Morley’s experiment: the implications The Michelson Morley experiment of 1881 has enormous implications. After analyzing them, scientists could have perceived there is not a relative movement between the Earth and the ether. The aim of the experiment was to detect, by the use of an interferometer appositely conceived, a possible movement of the Earth with a speed of 30 km/s around the sun. The experiment failed, not because of the non-existence of the ether,[…]

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