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The mechanical universe and beyond. / part 41-42, The Michelson-Morley experiment ; The Lorentz transformation

Author: David L GoodsteinPeter F BuffaAaron FletcherCalifornia Institute of Technology.Southern California Consortium for Community College Television.All authors
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Intellimation [distributor], 1987.
Series: Mechanical universe and beyond, 41-42.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 41. In 1887, an exquisitely designed measurement of the earths motion through the ether, results in the most brilliant failure in scientific history. Program 42. Discusses Lorentz's experiments to detect motion through ether by measuring its effects on the speed of light.
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Named Person: Edward Williams Morley; H A Lorentz; Albert A Michelson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David L Goodstein; Peter F Buffa; Aaron Fletcher; California Institute of Technology.; Southern California Consortium for Community College Television.; Annenberg/CPB Project.; Intellimation, Inc.
OCLC Number: 83331017
Notes: Continuation of The mechanical universe. "Part II."
Half-hour programs, 2 programs per videocassette.
"The Annenberg/CPB Collection."
Alternate series title: Beyond the mechanical universe.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producer, Peter F. Buffa ; writers, Jack Arnold ; creator and host, David L. Goodstein.
Performer(s): Narrator: Aaron Fletcher.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Mechanical universe and beyond, 41-42.
Other Titles: Lorentz transformation.
Beyond the mechanical universe.
part 41-42.
Michelson-Morley experiment.
Responsibility: co-production of the California Institute of Technology and the Corporation for Community College Television.

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Program 41. In 1887, an exquisitely designed measurement of the earths motion through the ether, results in the most brilliant failure in scientific history. Program 42. Discusses Lorentz's experiments to detect motion through ether by measuring its effects on the speed of light.

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