Statements of relativists of the type "both your and our"
A.Einstein has declared in the work "Zur Elektrodynamik der
bewegter Korper" (Ann.Phys, 1905, v.17, 891-921), that the lightful environment is not present, and in the work Ather und Relativitatstheorie
(Verlag von Julius Springer, Berlin, 1920) admits necessity of existence of an aether.
A.Einstein has declared in work "Zur Elektrodynamik der
bewegter Korper" (Ann.Phys, 1905, v.17, 891-921): "light in emptiness extends always with the constant speed which is not dependent on
a condition of a moving body", however further:
"we shall, however, find in what follows, that the velocity of light in our theory plays the part,
physically, of an infinitely great velocity";
some more big demand becomes in work Einstein A, Relativity. The Special and General Theory, 1920: "In short, let us assume that the simple law of the constancy of the velocity of light c is justifiably believed", and in work "Uber das Relativitatsprinzip und die aus demselben gezogenen Folgerungen (Jahrb. d. Radioaktivitat u. Elektronik, 1907, v.4, 411-462) it is told also about influence of a gravitational field on a velocity of light, that is the constancy of a velocity of light in vacuum is denied; the same refusal of a constancy c=const proves to be true in work "Lichtgeschwindigkeit und Statik des Gravitationsfeldes" (Ann.Phys., 1912, v.38, 355-369).
In works "Erklarung der Perihelbewegung der Merkur aus der allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie" (Sitzungsber. preuss. Akad. Wiss.,
1915, v.47, 831-839) and "Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie" (Ann.Phys., 1916, v.49, 769-822)
an angular deviation of light in the field of the Sun is corrected twice in comparison with calculated earlier in work
"Uber den Einfluss der Schwerkraft auf die Ausbreitung des Lichtes" (Ann.Phys., 1911, v.35, 898-908).
The initial treatment given in works Einstein À "The experimental proof of molecular currents of Ampere" (Naturwissenschaften, 1915; in Russian see:
Sobranie nauchnyh trudov, M: Nauka, 1966, v.3, pp. 359-362) and A.Einstein, V. de Gaaz "The experimental proof of existence of molecular currents of
Ampere" (see in Russian: Sobranie nauchnyh trudov, M: Nauka, 1966, v.3, pp. 363-379) has been corrected in works Einstein À
"Correction to ours with V.de Gaaz work "The experimental proof of existence of molecular currents of Ampere "
(Sobranie nauchnyh trudov, M: Nauka, 1966, v.3, p. 380) and A.Einstein, V.de Gaaz "Remarks to our work "the Experimental proof of existence of molecular
currents of Ampere" (Sobranie nauchnyh trudov, M: Nauka, 1966, v.3, p. 381).
We will notice also that the result of experiments differs twice from accepted now.
In the work "Kosmologische Betrachtungen zur allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie" (Sitzungsber. preuss. Akad. Wiss., 1917, v.1,
142-152) it has been arbitrarily entered so-called a cosmological constant; in the subsequent works, for example,
"Zum kosmologischen Problem der allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie" (Sitzungber. preuss. Akad. Wiss., phys.-math. Kl., 1931, 235-237)
A.Einstein has refused from "obviously unsatisfactory from the theoretical point of view" a lambda-term
for creation of illusion of severity and uniqueness of theoretical predictions,
to that within the next decades relativists found "rather telling arguments for such correct decision",
but then relativists again began to involve this "distracting maneuver" for propagation "an ingenious prediction with presence of a cosmological
- "1931 on September, 20th. It has put forward nominees (on Nobel)... professor E.Shredinger, Berlin, and the professor V.Geizenberg, Leipzig."
[A.Pais, "A.Einstein's scientific activity, - M: Nauka, 1989.]
"Autorefutations" of other authors and the citation about limitation of the theory
- "Of all electrical phenomena electrolysis appears the most likely to furnish us with a real insight
into the true nature of electric current, because we find currents of ordinary matter and currents
of electricity forming essential parts of the same phenomenon." [Maxwell J. C., A Treatise on
Electricity & Magnetism, Vol. 1, Dover, 1954, p.375.]
- "There is thus no true conduction through the electrolyte, no loss of electric energy, and consequently no absorption of light."[Maxwell J. C. A Treatise On Electricity & Magnetism. Vol. 2, Dover, 1954, p.446].
- "There is, on the contrary, the greatest possible difference between the transmission of potential,
according to Neumann, and the propagation of light. A luminous body sends forth light in all
direction, the intensity of which depends of the body which is enlightened by it. An electrical
particle, on the other hand, sends forth a potential, the value of which, depends not only on e,
the emitting particle, but on e', the receiving particle, and on the distance r between the
particles at the instant of emission." [Maxwell J. C. A Treatise On Electricity & Magnetism. Vol. 2,
Dover, 1954, pp. 490, 491].
- "Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory was not wholly tenable". [A DYNAMICAL THEORY OF THE
ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD. By Maxwell J. C. and Torrace T. F. (1864) 1996, p.IX.].
- "Attempts to find uniform laws of a matter, to make related the theory of a field and the quantum theory did not stop. It is a question of finding
the space structure, satisfying to the conditions which are put forward by both theories. The cemetery of buried hopes has appeared result."
[Lecture "Current state of the theory of a relativity", 1931]
- "The relativity theory and the quantum theory seem a little adapted for association in the uniform theory."
[Science, 1940, v. 91, p. 487]
- Einstein to Erenfest, 1920: "I did not manage to achieve any progress in the general relativity theory. The electromagnetic field still costs in it
Einstein - to Born, 1949: "the Our favourite fads for ever have run up every which way... Even I am uncertainly was insolent on my one." [p. 442]
- Einstein - to Besso, 1954: "I consider quite probable that the physics can be not based on the field concept, i.e. on continuous structures. Then remains nothing from my air lock, including the gravitation theory, as, however, and from all modern physics." [P. 448]
- "the Relativistic quantum theory as the base of a modern science does not suit anywhere."
[Physics ways, M: Energoatomizdat, 1983.]
- "If you sink deeper almost into any of our physical theories, you will find out that, eventually, get to any bad story."
[Feynman's lectures on physics, M: Mir, 1977, iss. 6.]
- "However, in quantum electrodynamics also difficulties do not disappear. It appears that till now nobody managed even to come nearer to the
self-coordinated quantum generalisation on the basis of any of the modified theories."
[Feynman's lectures on physics, M: Mir, 1977, iss. 6.]
- "... till now the self-coordination of quantum electrodynamics is not proved those or a different way: I suspect that renormalization
is mathematically illegal." [QED - the strange theory of light and substance, M: Nauka, 1988, p. 13.]
- "First of all, the current state of the relativistic quantum theory is obviously unsatisfactory... When we pass to big energy, to very
small spatial scales, it appears that the modern theory has not enough, that it is internally inconsistent. At calculation according to
the relativistic quantum theory of any concrete value, for example, lengths of a wave of radiation or weight of a particle, the infinity,
that is absurdity turns out... It is necessary to enter essentially not observable values into the theory, and besides so that they did not
enter into the final result... The question on construction of the new theory is extremely actual."
[In Russian: "On a threshold of the new theory", Magazine "Science and Life", 1967, N1, p. 7-15.]
- "But since Newton and up to now nobody could describe the mechanism hidden behind the law of gravitation, without having repeated that Newton
has already told, without having complicated mathematics or without having predicted the phenomena which actually does not exist. So till now we
do not have other model for the gravitation theory, except the mathematical."
[Character of physical laws, Ì: Nauka, 1987, p. 28-34.]
- "... that we considered as emptiness, actually is some environment. Whether name we it an aether on old, or more modern word, vacuum, from it
the essence of the matter does not vary." [The collection "Philosophical questions of modern physics", AS the USSR, 1952, p. 393.]
- "Other position with the relativity theory. Subjected only to several experimental checks, it remains logically inconsistent. It has not given
that violent young growth of new scientific directions which the fruitful theory could give. On its field difficult fights proceed with logic and physical
contradictions in the theory till now." [Relativity Re-Examined, Academic Press, 1970.]
- "The general relativity theory - is a brilliant example of the magnificent mathematical theory constructed on sand and led to the increasing
heap mathematicians in cosmology (a typical example of science fiction)."
[Relativity Re-Examined, Academic Press, 1970.]
- "Replacement of gravitation with curvature was an attempt to explain a certain secret by means of a riddle."
- "... Arguments of a modern science give the chance to make, perhaps, the conclusion that the religion became comprehensible
to sensible scientific mind..." [The Nature of the physical world.]
Einstein: "In the physicist there was a new fashion. By means of masterly formulated mental experiments ones prove that some physical values
cannot be measured or, more precisely that their behaviour is defined by nature laws in such a manner that they escape any attempts
of measurement. From here conclude that it would be senseless to keep these values in a physical lexicon."
Franck: "But after all the fashion about which you speak, is invented by you in 1905!"
Einstein: "The good joke should not repeat too often." [Kuznetsov B.G."Einstein", - Ì: Nauka, 1967, p. 315-316; generally, "m(a)e(s)ter" has joked about an aether, but to another similar it is not permitted: "aether (air)" henceforth should be given only "staunch einsteiners at the expense of reduction and deflection of the others".]
- "The death of Weber will go to Polytechnic institute on advantage."
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