Letter from Louis Essen to Carl A Zapffe: Harry Ricker Commentary
|Title||Letter from Louis Essen to Carl A Zapffe: Harry Ricker Commentary|
|Keywords||Louis Essen, special relativity, Carl Zapffe|
|Journal||General Science Journal|
|No. of pages||5|
This paper presents a transcription of a letter from Louis Essen to [/php/DatabaseMenu.php?tab=1&memberid=442 Dr. Carl Zapffe]. It briefly summarises Dr. Essen's criticism of special relativity in a few lines. Its most memorable statement is that relativity is "not a theory". A commentary by [/php/DatabaseMenu.php?tab=1&memberid=501 Harry Ricker] puts Dr. Essen's letter into perspective.