THE ETHER ON (zero-point energy) point of view.

The notion of a plenum embedded in the fabric of empty space is not new to science.During the 18th and 19th centuries, the ETHER was considered the all-pervading medium which would sustain light waves. At the turn of the century, Michelson and Morley attempted to detect the ether wind. Such a wind would be present if the earth were moving relative to a static, material ether. When Michelson and Morley failed to detect such a wind, Einstein used this result to verify his first postulate of relativity known as Lorentz invariance. This states that all observers moving at a constant velocity will experience the same laws of phisics. Failure to detect the ether wind resulted in the general belief that no ether exists. Note the Michelson and Morley experiment only rules out a static ether; it is perfectly viable to have a Lorentz invariant etherr.
Nikola Tesla inventor of the alternating current generator, designed his devices based on  a belief in an ether, and he argued quite vocally with the scientific community on this matter. When relativity theory became popular, Tesla’s later designs were discredited.  The scientific  community and Tesla could have resolved their differences simply by considering a Lorentz invariant ether model. Then they both would have been right.


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