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Comments on the Papers by Selleri and by Klauber Published in Foundations of Physics

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Author A Sfarti
ISSN 2225-7217
On Pages 1120-1124
Volume No. 3
Issue No. 12
Issue Date January 01, 2013
Publishing Date January 01, 2013
Keywords length contraction, time dilation, general Lorentz transforms for uniformly rotating frame


The explanation of the null result in the Michelson-Morley class of experiments appears very early and often in literature. Unfortunately, the explanations resort invariably to inertial frames in linear relative motion while the experiment was actually executed in a rotating frame. In the current paper we clarify several errors and misconceptions introduced by Selleri 10 and later by Klauber 8,9 on the subject of the application of rotating frames to the explanation of the null result of the experiments. We also clear the confusion introduced by Selleri and reprised by Klauber on the alleged anisotropy of light speed in a rotating frame.

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