Michelson-Morley experiment


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Michelson–Morley experiment

(mÿ -kĕl-sŏn mor -lee) See ether.

Michelson-Morley experiment

[′mī·kəl·sən ′mȯr·lē ik‚sper·ə·mənt]
(optics)
An experiment which uses a Michelson interferometer to determine the difference between the speeds of light in two perpendicular directions.
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When the Michelson-Morley experiment failed to confirm the existence of the luminiferous ether continuum, Einstein plugged the gap by postulating a four-dimensional spacetime continuum.
The anisotropy detections have always revealed wave/turbulence effects, including the original Michelson-Morley experiment.
For the Michelson-Morley experiment in Cleveland the predicted projected sidereal speed variation is 239 to 465 km/s.
Conference on the Michelson-Morley Experiment Held at Mount Wilson.

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