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Old September 11th 04, 12:59 PM
PSmith9626
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Dear A,
The speed of light in a vacuum IS source independent. This was proved by
Maxwell.

best
Penny

I've heard it claimed that Einstein
"discovered" the speed of light was source independent. It isn't.


It isn't? What universe do you live in.
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Old September 12th 04, 04:14 PM
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"PSmith9626" wrote in message
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| Dear A,
| The speed of light in a vacuum IS source independent. This was proved by
| Maxwell.
|
| best
| Penny
|
| I've heard it claimed that Einstein
| "discovered" the speed of light was source independent. It isn't.
|
|
| It isn't? What universe do you live in.

There is only one, by definition.
Not that I expect many people to understand retrograde motion of a STAR,
which although only apparent, is so far away that it cannot be directly
either,
and is along the line of sight. Copernicus would, though.
http://www.androc1es.pwp.blueyonder....ctual_data.htm
Of course, if you are certain of the source independency of light, doubtless
you are certain of the epicycles of Ptolemy. After all, you have to believe
what you see, right?
Androcles.


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Old September 12th 04, 09:29 PM
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"Androcles" wrote in message
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"PSmith9626" wrote in message
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| It isn't? What universe do you live in.
There is only one, by definition.

I'm not sure that's true any longer. I've taken to referring to the
universe, of which we can observe at least a part, as the universe, and
using the term cosmos to encompass everything including the universe. Anyone
else have a preferred terminology?
Grim


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Old September 13th 04, 12:17 AM
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"Grimble Gromble" wrote in message
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| "Androcles" wrote in message
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| "PSmith9626" wrote in message
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| | It isn't? What universe do you live in.
| There is only one, by definition.
Not that I expect many people to understand retrograde motion of a STAR,
which although only apparent, is so far away that it cannot be directly
either,
and is along the line of sight. Copernicus would, though.
http://www.androc1es.pwp.blueyonder....ctual_data.htm
Of course, if you are certain of the source independency of light, doubtless
you are certain of the epicycles of Ptolemy. After all, you have to believe
what you see, right?
Androcles.


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Old September 13th 04, 12:19 AM
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"Grimble Gromble" snipped in message
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without so much as the courtesy of admitting she did so, or replying to the
post.
Such behaviour is reprehensible.
Androcles.



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Old September 13th 04, 06:31 PM
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"Androcles" wrote in message
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"Grimble Gromble" snipped in message
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without so much as the courtesy of admitting she did so, or replying to
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post.
Such behaviour is reprehensible.
Androcles.


Oh dear. I reckoned the fact that I had left the link to the original post
was sufficient. Apparently not. I apologise and will endeavour to be more
careful in future.

I followed the link you supplied, and it would appear to be my reply to the
post, so I'm not sure what I'm being accused of there.
Grim


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Old September 13th 04, 06:51 PM
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"Grimble Gromble" wrote in message
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| "Androcles" wrote in message
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| "Grimble Gromble" snipped in message
| ...
| without so much as the courtesy of admitting she did so, or replying to
| the
| post.
| Such behaviour is reprehensible.
| Androcles.
|
| Oh dear. I reckoned the fact that I had left the link to the original post
| was sufficient. Apparently not. I apologise and will endeavour to be more
| careful in future.
|
| I followed the link you supplied, and it would appear to be my reply to
the
| post, so I'm not sure what I'm being accused of there.

Indeed it was. I extended the same courtesy to you by snipping what you
wrote and restoring what I wrote. However, apology accepted, perhaps we can
both show due respect for each other.
Snipping is acceptable when it is clear that neither correspondent has
anything further to add. Otherwise the point should be acknowledged by a
simple 'OK', or "I agree" or such. The alternative "I disagree because...."
is also acceptable, for that is beneficial to all. We can all learn that
way.
Androcles



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Old September 15th 04, 12:13 AM
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"Androcles" wrote in message
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"Grimble Gromble" wrote in message
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| "Androcles" wrote in message
| ...
| "Grimble Gromble" snipped in message
| ...
| without so much as the courtesy of admitting she did so, or replying
to
| the
| post.
| Such behaviour is reprehensible.
| Androcles.
|
| Oh dear. I reckoned the fact that I had left the link to the original
post
| was sufficient. Apparently not. I apologise and will endeavour to be
more
| careful in future.
|
| I followed the link you supplied, and it would appear to be my reply to
the
| post, so I'm not sure what I'm being accused of there.

Indeed it was. I extended the same courtesy to you by snipping what you
wrote and restoring what I wrote. However, apology accepted, perhaps we
can
both show due respect for each other.
Snipping is acceptable when it is clear that neither correspondent has
anything further to add. Otherwise the point should be acknowledged by a
simple 'OK', or "I agree" or such. The alternative "I disagree
because...."
is also acceptable, for that is beneficial to all. We can all learn that
way.
Androcles


Due respect? Are you one of those people who demand respect as a right? You
won't get it from me in that manner.

As for snipping, I do it when I consider (always a personal judgement) that
which I am snipping has no bearing on the comments I wish to make. In short,
I try to retain those elements that I wish to respond to. It would be
extremely tiresome, both for subsequent readers and myself, to have to add
lots of "OK"s or "I disagree because..."s to something I have no further
interest in. If anyone feels they have been misrepresented by my actions,
they are totally at liberty to raise the matter and I would certainly
consider such a matter as it would suggest that I had misunderstood
something the poster considered relevant.

Do you have a specific complaint, or are you just feeling unnecessarily
dissed?
Grim


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Old September 15th 04, 03:22 AM
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"Grimble Gromble" wrote in message
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| "Androcles" wrote in message
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| "Grimble Gromble" wrote in message
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| |
| | "Androcles" wrote in message
| | ...
| | "Grimble Gromble" snipped in message
| | ...
| | without so much as the courtesy of admitting she did so, or replying
| to
| | the
| | post.
| | Such behaviour is reprehensible.
| | Androcles.
| |
| | Oh dear. I reckoned the fact that I had left the link to the original
| post
| | was sufficient. Apparently not. I apologise and will endeavour to be
| more
| | careful in future.
| |
| | I followed the link you supplied, and it would appear to be my reply
to
| the
| | post, so I'm not sure what I'm being accused of there.
|
| Indeed it was. I extended the same courtesy to you by snipping what you
| wrote and restoring what I wrote. However, apology accepted, perhaps we
| can
| both show due respect for each other.
| Snipping is acceptable when it is clear that neither correspondent has
| anything further to add. Otherwise the point should be acknowledged by a
| simple 'OK', or "I agree" or such. The alternative "I disagree
| because...."
| is also acceptable, for that is beneficial to all. We can all learn that
| way.
| Androcles
|
| Due respect? Are you one of those people who demand respect as a right?
You
| won't get it from me in that manner.

Then you'll get **** all from me either, ****.
*plonk*
Androcles


 




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