On Friday, January 11, 2013 12:02:57 PM UTC-5, John Clark wrote:
> > So either there's no ether, or light has a fixed velocity.
> No, light has a fixed velocity with or without the aether, it's a
> experimental result not a theory. So either the luminiferous aether does
> not exist or it does but doesn't do anything of interest, in which case
> physicists have better things to do with their time than investigate it
> John K Clark
My understanding is that light has the same velocity as 'change' or 'news'
does, which is always 'the maximum possible rate in spacetime'. Light is
not literally present in a vacuum, but manifests only in the sensory-motor
qualities of matter. Its velocity is virtual.
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