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Why did Michelson and Morley at first consider their

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

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Problem 5E

Why did Michelson and Morley at first consider their experiment a failure? (Have you ever encountered other examples where failure has to do not with the lack of ability, but with the impossibility of the task?)

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The results of the Michelson/Morley experiment indicated no preference of direction for light to travel. This experiment provided that the earth was truly stationary, or it demonstrated light travels at its standard speed no matter.

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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