By Valeri V Dvoeglazov, Valeri V. Dvoeglazov
In 1905, Einstein "abolished" the ether from physics. but the assumption of a actual plenum has endured in glossy theoretical versions. The essays during this quantity search to respond to the query: what's the present prestige of the "physical vacuum"?
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The Einstein-Minkowski and the PoincareLorentz programmes are both valid and the geometrized vortex-sponge is equivalent to the space-time continuum of general relativity. When a very small scale perspective is taken, the vortex-sponge becomes the foam-like “punctured, fluctuating” continuum of geometrodynamics, requiring multidimensional geometrical interpretations. The ether can be regarded as a generator of mathematical decriptions (or first interpretations) after the example of Rowlands, Santilli, or Trell.
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