I appear to be wrong about the aether, according to a physicist
friend of mine, and the lastest physics:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aether_theories

Apparently the Michaelson-Morley experiment has been explained away,
and, together with the discovery of dark energy and matter,  
the theory of the aether is being replaced by new theories.



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just the opposite. general relativity brought aether back, but it is 
4-dimensonal. 

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On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 6:04 AM, Roger Clough  wrote: 
> Bruno, 
> 
> Another matter is that since the michaelson-morley experiment, 
> space itself does not exist (is nonphysical). There is no aether. 
> Electromagnetic waves propagate through nothing at all, 
> suggesting to me, at least, that they, and their fields, are 
> nonphysical. 
> 
> [Roger Clough], [rclo...@verizon.net] 
> 1/9/2013 
> "Forever is a long time, especially near the end." - Woody Allen

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