Light Speed as a Function of Gravitational Potential
|Title||Light Speed as a Function of Gravitational Potential|
|Author(s)||Howard C Hayden|
|Keywords||light speed, gravitational potential, GRT, mass, distance, point of interest, atarlight|
Summary: Beckmann makes the case that light speed is constant with respect to the gravitational field. His model, however, does not specify how the speed varies with such things as the mass of the locally dominant body and its distance from the point of interest. In the present paper, we derive the result from the conservation of energy, and use it to predict the reflection of starlight. The results agree with those of General Relativity Theory, and more importantly with measurement.