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Scientific Paper
Title Letter from Louis Essen to Carl A Zapffe: Harry Ricker Commentary
Author(s) Louis Essen
Keywords Louis Essen, special relativity, Carl Zapffe
Published 1984
Journal General Science Journal
No. of pages 5

Abstract

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.