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1. ## Relativistic Law Of Reflection

I am not sure I follow.
2. ## Relativistic Law Of Reflection

Relativistic law of reflection in a light clock. I wrote to a journal about this, they got back to me and said, relativistic law of reflection applies only to mirrors that not horizontal. They're just making stuff up.
3. ## Relativistic Law Of Reflection

The mirror remains unchanged. Classical reflection in both the frames is the right answer. Relativity agrees with the outcome that the reflections are classical, but in a roundabout way. Which is why the ray doesn't miss the eye piece in either frame.
4. ## Relativistic Law Of Reflection

I think the same. Light reflects as if there were no contraction in either frame. Classical reflection in both frames.
5. ## Relativistic Law Of Reflection

On a moving mirror, according to relativistic law of reflection, the angle of reflection is not equal to the angle of incidence. Therefore, the angles can't be the same in both the frames. The star frame should see a different reflection than the earth frame. Meaning in one frame, the light misses the eye piece. Or the angle of reflection is the same in both the frames. But that contradicts relativistic law of reflection.
6. ## Relativistic Law Of Reflection

Hi all. A 90 degree ray of light (from a star) hits a mirror (on the earth) that is slanted at 45 degrees. Then the ray goes to an eye piece.The angle made by the ray of light when it reaches the eye piece is 90 degrees. But as seen from the star frame, the 90 degree ray hits a contracted mirror (due to earth's motion and is no longer slanted at 45 degrees) and therefore the ray of light will miss the eye piece. What is the resolution to this problem?
7. ## Cut The Bullshit In Physics

I agree, it's a lost cause.
8. ## Michelson Morley Experiment And Aberration

That's good news. He called it BB' shift in his video. His observations are related to aberration, even though he doesn't mention them. I hope that he gets around to repeating his experiment with better equipment.
9. ## Michelson Morley Experiment And Aberration

At the beginning of the video, a laser dot appears to move up and down, over time. Is that the anomaly?
10. ## Michelson Morley Experiment And Aberration

I will. Thanks for the link.

I agree.
12. ## Cut The Bullshit In Physics

The box must be a point box, then one cannot distinguish between a gravitational field and acceleration. Theoretically any box with a non zero volume one could determine a real field from acceleration.
13. ## Cut The Bullshit In Physics

I already stated it. Gravity depends on distance where as acceleration felt in an elevator is the same at all points inside it. I am amused that you are not able to follow.
14. ## Cut The Bullshit In Physics

It does not matter how long the elevator is. One can distinguish between a real gravitational field vs an accelerating elevator because gravity depends on distance and changes at every point in the elevator. Whereas in an accelerating elevator the amount of force felt is the same at all points in the elevator, top or bottom. This is why I said equivalence principle is wrong.
15. ## Cut The Bullshit In Physics

Ocean, the force felt in an accelerating elevator (in deep space) is the same at every point in it. Whereas on a real planet the force of gravity is stronger at bottom of the elevator and gets weaker by the time you get to the top. Force of gravity depends on distance.
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