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Offline tallevy43

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I would like to ask the physics community here for a small favor, please critique my interpretation of the Michelson-Morley (MM) experiment.  One of my hobbies is physics and I just recently finished writing a manuscript that deals with my theories (interpretations) of the Young double-slit and the MM experiments.  My other theories deal with the concept of a photonic aether (ether) and the propagation of energy. 
For example, in the case of the MM experiment, I provided the following analysis (this is a quote from my book now available on Amazon): “Considering the stunning success of the Michelson-Morley experiment, how can my hypothesis of photonic ether hold up? I am not equipped to test or criticize that groundbreaking experiment itself, luckily I don’t have to. As far as I am concerned, there is nothing wrong with the experiment itself, what is wrong (and in my opinion, a dramatic failure of imagination by physicists in the last 100 years) is the initial assumption of the so called “ether wind.” The ether wind does not exist but the ether DOES! The ether (photonic ether) exists not as an all-point medium that fills the entire universe. The photonic ether exists as an “atmospheric layer” that surrounds all planets and stars in the universe (Figure 10).
     The photonic ether exists as a layer surrounding celestial objects from their surface, where I postulate it is the densest and up where it is beginning to lose density. Essentially, the photonic ether is an all-encompassing atmospheric coat. As I will discuss in more detail later, the earth’s photonic ether layer is composed of independent photons [and] atoms and molecules surrounded by orbiting photons ... If this is the case, then the Michelson-Morley experiment will not nullify my hypothesis since there is no ether wind drag involved in my assumption. It also means that in regions of space where there is no detectable matter, the photonic density should be very low. Furthermore, it also means that light travels in space either as independent photonic density packs or as pulse waves within photonic ether. By photonic density packs I mean an ejected last pulse that the leaves a photonic ether layer. This can be best described by a Newton’s pendulum where the last ball is ejected into space (Figure 11).”
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Tal


 

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You should really post this in New Theories. You can either delete this post and repost there or ask one of the moderators to move it.
 

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I would like to ask the physics community here for a small favor, please critique my interpretation of the Michelson-Morley (MM) experiment.  One of my hobbies is physics and I just recently finished writing a manuscript that deals with my theories (interpretations) of the Young double-slit and the MM experiments.  My other theories deal with the concept of a photonic aether (ether) and the propagation of energy. 
For example, in the case of the MM experiment, I provided the following analysis (this is a quote from my book now available on Amazon): “Considering the stunning success of the Michelson-Morley experiment, how can my hypothesis of photonic ether hold up? I am not equipped to test or criticize that groundbreaking experiment itself, luckily I don’t have to. As far as I am concerned, there is nothing wrong with the experiment itself, what is wrong (and in my opinion, a dramatic failure of imagination by physicists in the last 100 years) is the initial assumption of the so called “ether wind.” The ether wind does not exist but the ether DOES! The ether (photonic ether) exists not as an all-point medium that fills the entire universe. The photonic ether exists as an “atmospheric layer” that surrounds all planets and stars in the universe (Figure 10).
     The photonic ether exists as a layer surrounding celestial objects from their surface, where I postulate it is the densest and up where it is beginning to lose density. Essentially, the photonic ether is an all-encompassing atmospheric coat. As I will discuss in more detail later, the earth’s photonic ether layer is composed of independent photons [and] atoms and molecules surrounded by orbiting photons ... If this is the case, then the Michelson-Morley experiment will not nullify my hypothesis since there is no ether wind drag involved in my assumption. It also means that in regions of space where there is no detectable matter, the photonic density should be very low. Furthermore, it also means that light travels in space either as independent photonic density packs or as pulse waves within photonic ether. By photonic density packs I mean an ejected last pulse that the leaves a photonic ether layer. This can be best described by a Newton’s pendulum where the last ball is ejected into space (Figure 11).”
What do you think?
Tal
Your speculation doesn't work at all. The ether is defined as that which supports the propagation of electromagnetic (EM) waves, light being form of an EM wave. Since we see light traveling here from distant stars and galaxies your notion can't hold any water.
 

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