Light Speed Invariance is a Remarkable Illusion

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Scientific Paper
Title Light Speed Invariance is a Remarkable Illusion
Author(s) Stephan J G Gift
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Published 2007
Journal Proceedings of the NPA
Volume 4
Number 1
Pages 60-65


The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, West Indies; e-mail Though many experiments seem to have verified the light speed invariance postulate of special relativity, this postulate is actually an unconfirmed idea. This paper proposes a resolution of this issue by first showing the manner in which an illusion of light speed invariance occurs in two-way light speed measurement in the framework of a semi-classical absolute space theory. It then demonstrates a measurable variation of the one-way speed of light, which directly invalidates the postulate and confirms the existence of the preferred reference frame of the absolute space theory.