An Overlay of Fieldlets

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Scientific Paper
Title An Overlay of Fieldlets
Author(s) Lee Shimmin
Keywords overlay of fieldlets, electrodynamics, individual charged particles, gravitational bending
Published 1990
Journal Galilean Electrodynamics
Volume 1
Number 2
Pages 21-26


Summary: Grave sacrifices were made in order to formulate a self-consistant description of electrodynamics after the Michelson-Morley experiment refuted the existence of an ether. In an alternate view submitted here, the superimposed electrostatic fields of individual charged particles are offered as the long-sought medium. The interaction of one electric "fieldlet" moving with respect to all others is discussed. A crucial experiment is suggested, and the gravitational bending of light is reinterpreted.