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Earth and the Ether - A Crisis in Physics

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2000.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Wolfson
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2000.
Summary, etc.:
In the 1880s, Albert Michelson and Edward Morley conducted an experiment to determine the motion of Earth relative to the ether. You'll learn about their experiment, its shocking result, and the resulting theoretical crisis.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Physics.
Genre: Education films.

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