sapere aude:

Reclaiming the common sense foundations of knowledge:
The incapacitation of mathematics by logicism: Special Relativity as evidence.


First upload: 16 January 1999
Last revised: 10 October 2017
url: http://home.btconnect.com/sapere.aude/

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Contents: sapere aude


Contents, page two and three:

page two:
Introduction.
1. SR orthodoxy and Einstein's 1905 Transformation of Coordinates: Mathematics in transit from visualization to blind trust in equations.
2. Einstein's "Simple Derivation".
3. Tower of Babel: On the nature of relativistic effects.

page three:
A brief discussion of critics' arguments: The mathematics of Special Relativity (SR)

Archive:


1. Introduction to sapere aude:

Reclaiming the common sense foundations of knowledge: The incapacitation of mathematics by logicism -

Special Relativity as evidence, with catastrophic consequences for physics.

The sapere aude title of my website echoes the call of the Enlightenment:

Enlightenment is Man's emergence from self-imposed tutelage, that is to say, from the inability to use the intellect without guidance by another. It is self-imposed if its cause does not lie in a deficiency of the intellect but of the courage and determination to use it autonomously. Sapere aude! Have the courage to think! is therefore the motto of the Enlightenment. (I. Kant, Was ist Aufklärung?)
Special Relativity (SR), ever since the publication of Einstein's 1905 paper, has been the subject of critical objections by qualified physicists; for a list of publications, see the G.O. Mueller Project. One of the better known critical publications had been by Prof. Herbert Dingle, an internationally acknowledged expert on SR, namely his Science at the Crossroads (1972). Like his predecessors, he was derided by the experts on the "mathematics of SR" as mathematically ignorant. Anybody of lesser academic stature daring to try to unravel the secret of the "paradoxical" outcome of Einstein's mathematical argument would have found himself ridiculed if not hounded by the media as a crank, as well as frequently barred from access to academic resources. Students of physics tend to register Einstein's SR as an oddity, to be looked at given some idle moment at a later stage of their career; for the reactions and protests of those that do, and are alarmed by Einstein's grotesquely impossible physical suppositions as well as unbelievable logical and quantitative errors, see the scores of papers published in Walter Babins's The general science journal, and the publications by thousands of scientists, including high-ranking professors of physics, listed in the Natural Philosophers Database.

Why Einstein is looked up to as a genius, not only by a gullible lay public but by professional philosophers, seems to his critics a mystery; to some the argument in his 1905 SR paper appears deranged, and the rejection of objections on mathematical grounds as evidence of a conspiracy. Unfortunately, explicit arguments by some non-mathematicians for acceptance of the mathematical treatment, as well the bulk of objections, demonstrate a failure to look sufficiently closely at Einstein's 1905 paper, namely the foundations of his "theory" in the Kinematical Part, chapters 1 and 2 ("Definition of Simultaneity" and "On the Relativity of Lengths and Times") and chapter 3 ("Theory of Transformation of Co-ordinates and Times ...").

Chapters 2 and 3 define a clock moving with the constant velocity v as synchronized if its clockrate t' meets the condition ct' = (c - v)t = (c + v)t, with t as the rate of a clock at rest in a frame of reference where the light velocity is indisputably and omni-directionally c. In the mathematical treatment, Einstein asserts that his clocks meet this condition. Note that the definition requires a moving clock to adapt its rate to the direction of a signal: namely to go slow - t'/t = (c-v)/c - if it moves in the same direction as the signal and fast - t'/t = (c+v)/c - if the light signal moves in the opposite direction. While such preposterous logical presuppositions have become a hallmark of post-Einsteinian theoretical physics, Einstein's synchronized clock is a physical impossibility, and many critics are satisfied that the theory is effectively refuted by this definition. The loose logic here evident should warn us that the mathematical treatment (Chapter 3) will need close attention. The latter follows standard procedure. Transformations, as here for the case of translation by origin, had been conventional in co-ordinate geometry and can to date be found in all basic textbooks and dictionaries of mathematics. Kinematics for the case of constant velocities had traditionally used the logic of co-ordinate geometry - position vector r with its component x, y, z - and classically quantified these components in the form x = ut, y = vt, z = wt (see e.g. the normative treatment in Kirchhoff 1877). As emphasized in modern textbooks of mathematics, in the case where these expressions refer to the position of moving points, the t is here not a co-ordinate (or dimension) but a parameter. That is to say, the endpoint of a quantity x = ut, or Einstein's x = ct and the vt as the position of the second origin at the time t, lies on the x-axis, not, as assumed in the "mathematics of SR" and marvelled at by philosophers, in "space-time". (The latter, not a novelty, traditionally plays a role only in the study of functions.) The assumption that the t and t' are additional coordinates in "space-time" makes it difficult to follow Einstein's quantitative treatment; once the parametric nature of the t and t' is understood, all that is necessary is to refer Einstein's symbolic expressions to the component of the lightsphere they are meant to denote. As is stands, Einstein's solution is wholly and farcically invalid; if corrected, the supposed implications vanish in thin air, and it remains inapplicable because of the direction-dependent time rate t'. So why has this escaped attention?

As in the chapter on simultaneity and in the definition of synchronicity, the text of the transformation (symbolic expressions, definitions and verbal glosses) is convoluted and logically tortuous. It may therefore be understandable that critics have sought elucidation in Einstein's own later "interpretations" (e.g. the exposition of SR in his popular Relativity - The Special and the General Theory of 1917). Instead of scrutiny of the 1905 mathematical treatment strictly in terms of Einstein's own 1905 exposition of his case, critics therefore tend to introduce assumptions found in later expositions, and discover logical or mathematical problems where none exist. What is overlooked here is that Einstein had evidently been convinced of the validity of the astounding mathematical outcome of his "transformation", as well as confirmed in this belief by the acceptance of his "set of equations" by mathematicians following Minkowski's subtle re-formulation. Einstein's later expositions of the meaning of his theory are therefore free to ignore important physical presuppositions of his 1905 paper. The original theory, for instance, follows the problem as seen in the debate about the Michelson-Morley experiments and especially Lorentz's theory of electromagnetic re-alignment of bodies in a state of inertial movement relatively to the aether. Einstein's moving system of coordinates is therefore unobjectionable as such an inertial "frame of reference", with his length x' = x-vt "independent of the time", at rest in the moving system, fit to represent the problematic arm of a hypothetical interferometer. In contrast, later expositions accept physical systems moving relatively to some other physical system (the train along a track on the Earth's surface, in Relativity, or a cabin in Einstein&Infeld); Einstein therefore also sees no problem in the supposed problem of the twins as envisaged by Langevin. None of these applications is at all compatible with the strict physical presuppositions of Einstein's original mathematical treatment.

What has been overlooked in the critical debate is that Einstein's 1905 own argument (par. 3, "transformation of coordinates"), as well as the acceptance of his resulting "set of equations" as orthodox, demonstrate how the increasing reliance on purely symbolic ways of mathematical thinking is seen to hoist the new logicist mathematics with its own petard.
To obtain an understanding of the philosophical notions that had gradually led up to such a farcical derailment of reason, some reading of historical surveys is recommended, for instance Passmore and Kline. In a nutshell: Russell's visceral, paranoid loathing of visual geometry had fed into earlier notions that only purely symbolic arguments are safe from falsification by perceptual delusion. See also my Archive, and on the "Lorentz Transformation", my page2.
However, it is not Einstein's cognitive poverty that should trouble us most. The tragedy for mathematics and physics is that the purely abstract methods as envisaged by the new philosophy of mathematics are not only no longer capable of suspecting anything amiss in Einstein's derivation, but that his fallacious equations now enter into a self-confirmatory loop. In Einstein's geometry it is perfectly clear that the asymmetric ct' cannot be the radius of a sphere. In contrast, the algebraic misreading, blind to the geometry, uncritically accepts ct' as a radius in the conventional sense. Einstein's farcically invalid set, in 4D, "forms a group": i.e. all systems corresponding to this symbolic form are "equivalent" (interpreted as proving that light propagation is spherical in all systems in relative motion as specified in the 4D equations). Furthermore, in the 3D geometry of Einstein 1905 the purely quantitative mistake that issues in the "paradoxical" Lorentz Factor is plainly evident (the astounding oversight that the relative velocity for the changed time measurement in the second system must be taken into account!); with this correction, there is no such factor and mathematics is seen to obey common sense logic. In contrast, Minkowski, who had enthusiastically accepted Einstein's absurdly false solution as the basis for his own 4D space-time model, hails the paradoxical factor as a "gift from above". No more need be said. One can only wait for the unpalatable mathematical penny to drop.

Following the rise of "logicism" there have, unfortunately, been pervasive changes in mathematics teaching. Visual thought has been neglected, namely the ability to comprehend the visual meaning of the bulk of the equations of mathematical physics, arguably the most difficult cognitive skill in mathematics. The difference between algebraic and geometric equations is no longer understood. This may explain why, despite their unease, critics fail to recognize what is fundamentally wrong with Einstein's derivations, and that their defence by mathematicians as valid signals a catastrophe for mathematical physics of the very first order.

Laplace's boast that, unlike Newton, he does not need figures has been misinterpreted in confirmation of the superiority of purely symbolic approaches to thinking. In reality, trained mathematicians and physicists need no figures because they are, of course, expected to be able to see with the eye of the mind the geometric meaning of expressions, much as a literate reader is able to conjure up a wealth of imagined percepts - see, hear, taste, smell, feel - of the implied referents of a purely verbal text.
For the time being, all I can do is to support here those physicists (some organized in groups) who are trying to find their way back out of the mystagoguery and irrationality of a current theoretical physics built on mathematical and logical foundations which had allowed SR to pass muster as a theory of physics.

Sapere aude!

Using our intellect without guidance by another must be foremost in the exercise or our moral capacity.



2. Links to databases (archives of publications critical of the foundations of physics and of SR).

Natural Philosophers Database, John Chappell Natural Philosophy Society (CNPS).
The organization, despairing of progress, is exploring a new strategy; the unfortunate new form of the (virtually inaccessible) database demonstrates the notion that critical arguments, however worthy, are of secondary importance because proven to be unproductive. To facilitate access, I include in my list of critics (Section 4) links to their CNPS profile. As the websites of older generations of physicists relentlessly keep going down, increasingly, the only access to their work is via the CNPS link.
Walter Babins's The general science journal - singular among sites hosted by individual critics.

Dr. Arteha's website is so rich as to demand inclusion here, as also
his Antirelativistic library
and the resource Physical Congress, St. Petersburg (formerly www.physical-congress.spb.ru/), with English links in preparation.
(I am grateful for Dr. Artehas's graceous help with information.)
(Some of the papers presented at the St. Petersburg conferences are also available at http://novamir.org/?page_id=46)

Research Group "Geometry and Physics" (Director: Prof. Umberto Bartocci), Department of Mathematics, University of Perugia, Via Vanvitelli 1, 06100 Perugia, Italy; http://www.cartesio-episteme.net/
For Prof. Bartocci's erudite e-journal Episteme (2000-2004) go to http://itis.volta.alessandria.it/episteme/. (The Episteme-site is often unavailable for long periods, but has tended eventually to turn up again.)
Comment: Note that Prof. Bartocci, a mathematician, declares that in "a mathematical (and therefore theoretical) sense, SR is completely consistent and correct"; see http://www.cartesio-episteme.net/quest.htm.

Ekkehard Friebe: Wissenschaft und Moralische Verantwortung (Archive of publications)

Physics-Uspekhi (Advances in Physical Sciences), List of Authors.

Gegner der Relativitaetstheorie (Robert Markweger's Directory of opponents of the TR).

EDITIONS D'ASSAILLY, Jean de Climont dissident list. Publisher: Christian Sutterlin.

For an exhaustive documentation of books and papers critical of SR see the German GOM Project Relativity (pseudonymous G. O. Mueller) - 95 YEARS OF CRITICISM OF THE SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY (1908-2003) (now expanded to 2012), in particular

In the A-Z list of critics of foundations I refer to lists of typical titles (books, articles, conference papers); because of its size my references to the GOM Project are highly selective. The email correspondence published by Prof. Bartocci is also of interest. References in the A-Z below are as follows:


3. Critics A-Z

In view of their large number (the GOM bibliography - by no means complete - names ca. 1350 authors) I include here only those critics who have published (or participated in events such as conferences) since 1970, or where GOM-Kap.4 contains information about their arguments (summaries, quotations, reviews, comments). My criterion of selection is the defence of common sense (with comment in the case of exceptions).
Please send corrections, and any information you wish to be included, to sapere.aude@btinternet.com. No attachments.

Abramovic, Prof. Dr. Velimir, Serbia and Montenegro

Adey, A.I.A., Technical University, 5604 EE Eindhoven, The Netherlands
(gom4; GE 95f.)

Agathangelidis, Antonis, Greece
(1998f. gom4; GE)

Ahn, Byoung Ha, USA

Alford, Jeff

Allais, Maurice, France
(CNPS database)

Alliatta, Guilio
(1921f. gom4+5)

(PDF) Anger, Prof. Dr. Gottfried, Germany
(CNPS database)

Antonopoulos, Constantin, Interdisciplinary Department, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
(Ap; GE)

Arp, Dr., Halton, Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, 85740 München (Garching), Germany
(CNPS database)

Arteha, Dr. Sergey N., Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russia
(CNPS Member; gom4; GE)

Aspden, Dr. Harold, formerly Prof. of Electrical Engineering, University of Southampton, England
(CNPS database; 1960f., 1987 gom4+5; gjs)

Asquith, P.R., Australia
(CNPS database)

Assis, Dr. André K.T., Institute of Physics, State University of Campinas, Brazil
(90f. gom4)

Babin, Walter, Canada
(1999f. gom4; CNPS database; gsj)

Baer, Günther, Germany
(1993f. gom4+5)

Bailey, Dr. Patrick G., President, Institute for New Energy, Los Altos, CA, USA
(CNPS Member)

Barone, Prof. Michele, Institute of Nuclear Physics, National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Athens, Greece
(CNPS database)

Barth, Gotthard, Austria
(1954f., 96 gom4+5)

Bartocci, Prof. Umberto, Director of the Research Group "Geometry and Physics", Department of Mathematics, University of Perugia, Italy
(gom4; Ap; CNPS database)

Becker, Michael, Germany
(1988f. gom4+5)

Beckmann, Petr, Founder-Editor, Galilean Electrodynamics (90), Prof. Em. of Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
(1987f. gom4+5; GE)

Bergman, David L., Common Sense Science, USA
(gom4; CNPS database; bartml; GE)

Bernays, Paul, Germany
(1913f. gom4+5)

Bernstein, Vitaly M., Moscow, Russia
(gom4; GE 00f.)

Biedenkapp, Georg, Germany
(1920 gom4)

Blass, Claudia

Bockris, Dr. John O'M., Prof. Em. of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Boersema, Jos, Netherlands
(CNPS database)

Boersma, Geert, Zwolle, Netherlands
(GE 04, 06)

Bon, T.B., USA

Borchardt, Glenn, Director, Progressive Science Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
(CNPS Director)

Bouasse, Henri Pierre Maxime, Paris, France
(1923f. gom4+5)

Bourbaki, Dr. George (Dr. Georg A. Bruenig), DEng, Patent Attorney, München, Germany
(1990f. gom4+5)

Bouianov, Nikolai

Brandenberger, Dr. H. G. (1927-1955 ETH Zürich), Switzerland
(1962 gom4)

Brinkmann, Karl
(1984 gom4+5)

Brock, Thomas, Germany
(2001 gom4+5)

Broda, Andrzej, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Brösske, Ludwig
(1931, 1959f. gom4+5)

Brown, Dr. G. Burniston, U.K.
(1941f. gom4+5)

Browne, H. C.
(1928 gom4)

Brühlmann, Otto, Switzerland
(1923f. gom4+5)

Brute, Adam R., U.K.
(gom4; GE 99)

Bryant, Steven
(CNPS Member; GE)

Bucknam, Ralph E., USA
(1978 gom4+5)

Budde, E., Germany
(1914 gom4)

Burns, Keivin
(1924 gom4)

Cahill, Prof. Reginald T., Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
(Ap)

Campbell, John O., USA
(gom4; Ap; GE 96f.)

Cannata, Giuseppe (*1923), Prof. di Fisica ed Elettrotecnica, Ist. Tecn. Nautici di Trieste e di Palermo, Italy

Cantrell, William H., Ph.D., ed. IE Magazine

Carpenter, Dr. Donald G., USA
(Ap)

Carpenter, Vincent W., USA

Carroll, Dr. Robert L., Director, R. L. Carroll Institute, USA
(gom4; Ap; GE 90f.)

Chavarga, Dr. Nicholas, Department of the Physical Faculty of Uzhgorod National University, Uzhgorod, Ukraine

Cherepennikov, Vladislav B., (newton-society at mail.ru), Russia

Claybourne, J. P., USA
(gom4; GE 90f.)

Coe, Lee (staunch SR-opponent since 1932), USA

Collins, Dr. Glen C., USA
(CNPS database)

Coon, W. Vincent, USA
(gom4; GE 94f.)

Cornille, Dr. Patrick, C.E.A. Centre de BIII, France
(gom4; GE 98f., 00f.)

Couture, Christine, Canada

Crivelli, Franco, Switzerland

Crothers, Stephen J., Australia
(CNPS Member; gsj)

Cullwick, E.G. (defender of 3D physics), formerly Prof. of Engineering, St. Andrews, U.K.
(1957f., 1981 gom4+5)

de Bothezat, George, USA
(1930f. gom4+5)

de Carvalho, Luis Antonio V. & Luis Alberto V., Brazil
(GE 04, 05f.)

Denisov, Prof. Anatoliy A., Dr.Sci.Tech., St. Petersburg Polytechnical Institute, Russia
(1989f. gom4+5; GE)

Derksen, Dipl.Ing., Norbert, Germany
(1984 gom4; CNPS database)

De Witte, Roland, Belgium
(CNPS database)

Deyssenroth, Dipl. Phys. Hans, Germany

Dingle, Herbert, Prof. of Natural Philosophy, Imperial College, London, U.K.
(1928f., 1981 gom4+5)

Dingler, Hugo
(1919f. gom4+5)

Dishington, Roland H., USA
(gom4+5; Ap; GE 90)

Dissler, Walter, Dipl. Ing., Austria
(1971f. gom4)

Doran, Fred, Canada

This url seems to be changing frequently; currently even google search loads a dead link. I'll try correcting it as soon as I can find it.
Dring, Dr. Andrew R., USA
(gom4; CNPS database; GE 96f.)

Dulaney, Dr. Clarence L., USA
(gom4; GE 02)

Dunning, William, USA
(Ap; GE 93; 06)

Dürr, Dr. Karl, doctor of law, Switzerland
(1959f. gom4+5)

Edwards, Dr. J.C., medical doctor & polymath, editor of BASRA, Canada
(1987 gom4)

Ehlers, Hans-Joachim, Germany

Engelhardt, Dr.Wolfgang, retired from: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, D-85741 Garching, Germany
(CNPS database)

Essen, Dr. Louis, UK
(1937f., 1989 gom4+5)

Evans, Dr. Melbourne G., Prof Em., USA
(1962f. gom4)

Fernandez, Major, John P., USA
(gom4+5; Ap)

Ferrigno, Antonio, European Patent Office, 2280HV Rijswijk, Netherlands
(2001 gom4)

Fox, Hal, Ed. J. New Energy, Trenergy Inc., Salt Lake City, USA
(CNPS database)

Friebe, Dipl. Ing. Ekkehard (*1927), Regierungsdirektor i.R. (Deutsches Patentamt, Muenchen), Germany
(1985f. gom4; CNPS database)

Friedländer, Salomo, Germany
(1930f. gom4+5)

Fritzius, Robert S., USA
(CNPS Member)

Galeczki, Dr. George, 51061 Cologne, Germany
(gom4+5; CNPS database; Ap; bartml; GE 97, 03f.)

Gehrcke, Prof. Dr. Ernst (1878-1960), Germany
(1911f. gom4+5)

Gerteis, Martel, Germany
(1982f. gom4+5)

Gifford, John F., USA
(Ap)

Gift, Prof. Stephan J. G., Univ. West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad

Glozic, Berislav, Germany
(2001 gom4+5)

Gonuguntla, Srinivasa Rao

Graneau, Neal, U.K.
(gom4; GE 94f.)

Graneau, Prof. Peter, Centre for Electromagnetics Research, Northeastern University , USA
(gom4+5; Ap)

Grimer, Francis J., U.K.

Gruffat, Dr. Jean-Jacques, France
(bartml)

Guala-Valverde, Prof. Jorge A., Argentina
(gom4; GE)

Gut, Dr. Bernardo (*1942), Switzerland
(1978f. gom4+5)

Hannon, Robert J., USA
(gom4; CNPS database; Ap; GE)

Harvey, Bruce, U.K.
(CNPS database)

Hatch, Ronald R.,USA
(CNPS Director; gom4+5)

Hayden, Dr. Howard C., Prof. Em. (Physics Research Group Affiliation Condensed Matter Physics) University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, U.S.A.; Ed., The Energy Advocate (96), former Ed., Galilean Electrodynamics
(1990f. gom4)

Hayes, Dr. Peter, University of Sunderland, UK

Hazelett, Richard, USA
(gom4)

Hecht, Prof. Andreas, Germany

Hecht, Laurence, ed. 21st Century Science & Technology, Washington, D.C., USA

Hegedusic, Prof. Mladen
(1978f. gom4+5)

Henderson, Robert L., USA
(1972f. gom4+5; GE 99, 00)

Hill, Charles M.
(1990f. gom4; GE)

Hille, Helmut, Germany
(CNPS database)

Holmberg, Eric, London, U.K.
(1986 gom4+5)

Höpfner, Ludwig
(1921 gom4)

Hoult, Robert Littleton
(1996 gom4+5)

Hüfner, Dr. Ing. Dipl. Phys. M., (Die Muggle-Bibliothek), Germany

Idestroem, Axel, Sweden
(1948 gom4+5)

Ivanchenko, Prof. G. E., Professor of Engineering (Deceased), Moscow, Russia
(1995f. gom4+5; 2001 GE)

Jaakkola, Toiko, University of Turku, Finland
(gom4; Ap)

Janich, Prof. Dr., Peter, Dept. of Philosophy, University Marburg, Germany
(1969f. gom4+5)

Jefimenko, Prof. Oleg D., formerly Dept. of Physics, West Virgina Univ., Eberly Coll. Arts and Sciences, Morgantown, USA
(gom4+5)

Kalanov, Temur Z., Institute of Electronics, F.Hodjaev 33, 700143 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
(gsj)

Kammerer, E., Germany
(1957f. gom4+5)

Kanarev, Prof. Dr. Ph. M., Krasnodar, Russia;
(gom4; Ap; GE 92f.; gsj)

Kantor, Wallace, USA
(1962f. gom4+5)

Kelly, Dr. Alphonsus G., Ireland
(1993f. gom4+5; bartml)

Kelly, Dr. Edward M., USA
(gom4; GE 94f.)

Kempczynski, Jaroslav, Dept. Theoretical Physics, H. Niewodniczanski Inst. Nuclear Physics, 31 342 Krakow, Poland
(gom4; GE 93)

Kerr, Robert, USA

Keswani, Dr. G.H., New Delhi, India
(1965f. gom4)

Keys, C. Roy, ed., Apeiron, Montreal, Quebec H2W 2B2, Canada
(gom4; CNPS database)

Kholmetskii, Alexander L., Dept. of Physics, Belarus State University, Minsk, Belarus
(gom4; Ap; GE 95f.)

Kim, Deuk-Soo, 48159 Münster, Germany
(1987 gom4)

Klyushin, Ya.G., Ph.D., Academy of Aviation, St. Petersburg, Russia (ed. Bd., Galilean Electronamics)
(CNPS database; GE00f.)

Knapp, Wolfram, Germany
(1994 gom4)

Kooistra, Jeffery D., USA

Korneva, Maria V., Voronezh Scientific Research Institute of Communications, Voronezh, Russia
(gom4; Ap; GE 99f.)

Kosowski, Prof. Stanislaus, Poland
(1978f. gom4)

Kraus, Gerhard, Thailand
(gom4+5)

Kraus, Oskar
(1919f. gom4)

Kressebuch, Hugo, Germany
(1963f. gom4)

Kulba, Leslee A., USA

Kuligin, Victor A., and Galina A., Dept. of Physics, State University of Voronezh, Russia
(gom4+5; Ap; GE 99f.)

Lamberty, Paul
(1925 gom4)

(PDF) Lang, Manfred

Lange, Erik J.
(CNPS database; gsj)

Lange, Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang, Germany
(CNPS database)

Larson, Dr. Delbert J., USA
(gom4, GE 1995 correspondence)

Larson, Dewey B., USA
(1965 gom4+5; CNPS database)

(PDF) Lavrushkin, Vladimir P., Russia
(CNPS database; GE 05f.)

Ledesma, José Miguel, Argentina

Li, Zifeng (& Li Tianjiang Wang Changjin Tian Xinmin Wang Zhaoyun), Yanshan University, Hebei, Qinhuangdao, China

Li, Dr. Wen-Xiu, Dept. of Earth & Space Sciences, Univ. of Science & Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230029, P.R. China
(gom4; Ap; GE 99, 01)

Luttgens, Marcel, France
(gom4; CNPS database; Ap)

MacDonald, Keith, Australia
(gom4; GE 91)

(PDF) Maco, Emil Andrej,
(1988 gom4)

Macrì, Rocco Vittorio, Italy
(bartml)

MacRoberts, Donald T., USA
(gom4; GE 92f.)

Majorana, Quirino (1871-1957), Prof., Dept. of Physics, Turin & Bologna; Italy
(1921f., 1956 gom4; CNPS database)

Mallove, Dr. Eugene, ed. Infinite Energy, Concord, USA
(CNPS database)

{the website http://galeb.etf.bg.ac.yu/~malovic/ has been identified as posing a security risk]
Malovic, Miodrag, Yugoslavia

Marinov, Dr. Stefan (1931-97) (1960-74 Ass.Prof. Physics, Sofia University, Bulgaria), Austria
(1974f. gom4+5)

Marinšek, Johann, Austria
(1989f. gom4+5)

Marklin, Dr. George J., USA
(CNPS database)

Markweger, Robert, Germany
(1999 gom4; CNPS database)

Marlor, Dr. Guy A., USA

Marmet, Dr. Paul, Professor of Physics (deceased), Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
(gom4+5; CNPS database; Ap; bartml)

Marquardt, Dr. Peter, Germany
(gom4; Ap)

Martin, Adolphe, Longueuil, Canada
(gom4; Ap)

Maurer, Harald, Elektrotechniker, Österreich
(CNPS database)

McAlister, Joe F. and John W., USA
(gom4; GE 92f.)

McCausland, Prof. Dr. Ian, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Ontario,
(1973f. gom4+5; Ap)

Mehta, Ardeshir, Canada
(gsj; CNPS database)

Melcher, Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst, Germany

Milnes, Dr. Harold Willis, Editor, Toth-Maatian-Review, USA
(1979f. gom4)

Mitchell, William C., Institute for Advanced Cosmological Studies, Carson City, NV, USA

Mitsopoulos, Dr. Theodore D., Greece
(1988f. gom4; GE 98, 01)

Mocanu, Prof. C. I., formerly Head of Electrical Engineering Dept., Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania
(gom4; Ap; GE 91f.)

Monti, Dr. Roberto A., Istituto TESRE - CNR, 40129 Bologna, Italy
(1988f. gom4; CNPS database; bartml)

(PDF) Moody, Richard Jr., USA
(CNPS database)

Morales, Dr. Juan Alberto, Spain
(1968f. gom4+5; gsj)

Moroz, Viktor N., NY, USA

Müller, Aloys, Germany
(1911f. gom4+5)

Müller, Berthold, Germany

Müller, Francisco J., USA
(1986f. gom4; bartml)

Müller, Wilhelm C. G. (1880-1968), Prof. Theor. Physics, successor to Sommerfeld at Munich Univ.
(1941-63f.
gom4)

Munch, Neil E., Pres., Munch Engineering Corp., USA
founder member of NPA
(gom4; Ap; bartml; GE 96f.)

Munshi, Jamal, USA

Nedwed, Dr. Rudolf, Czech Republic
(1964f. gom4+5)

Neiswander, Dr. Robert S., USA
(gom4; GE 96f., 04)

Nerad, Dr. Ludek, Czech Republic
(gom4; GE 97)

Neundorf, Wolfgang, Germany
(CNPS database)

Newman, Alan, U.K.
(GE 06)

Nikolov Alexandar

Noninski, Prof. Dr. Vesselin C., USA

Noskov, Nikolai K., Russia

Nowak, Karl, Dipl. Ing., Austria
(1942f. gom4+5)

Nutricati, Pompilio, Italy
(1998 gom4+5)

Ofner, Peter F., Australia
(gom4; Ap)

Omeljanowskij, M. E.
(1973 gom4)

Oswald, Dietrich, Reutlingen, Germany
(1978 gom4+5)

Owen Sr., William H., Australia
(gom4; Ap)

Pagels, Kurt, Germany
(1979f. gom4+5; CNPS database)

Palacios, Julio, Spain
(1953f, 1971 gom4+5)

Palmieri, Renato, Italy

Panarella, Dr. Emilio, Editor, Physics Essays, Ottawa, Canada
(CNPS database)

Parish, Leonard, U.K.
(1977f. gom4+5)

Parshin, Prof. Pavel Fyedorovich (Head of Dept. of Physics, Academy of Civil Aviation, St. Peterburg), Russia
(gom4; GE 91)

Pavlovic, Milan R., Yugoslavia
(2000 gom4; CNPS database)

Pendleton, Alan, USA

Pernes, Dipl. Ing. Lothar, Germany
(CNPS Member)

Persson, John-Erik
(CNPS Member; gom4; GE 99f.)

Peshchevitskiy, Prof. Boris Ivanovich, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
(1986f. gom4+5; GE 91f.)

Phipps Jr., Dr. Thomas E., USA
(1973f. gom4+5; Ap; bartml; GE 91f.)

Physikus (Giordano B.), Germany

Podlaha, M. F.
(1977f. gom4)

Pohl, Manfred, Germany

Poor Charles Lane
(1921-30 gom4+5)

Preikschat, F. K., Germany
(1976f. gom4+5)

Preußker, Prof. Dr.-Ing. H., Germany
(1994 gom4)

Quiring, Heinrich, Germany
(1952f. gom4+5)

Rado, Steven, USA
(CNPS database)

Ratcliffe, Hilton, U.K.
(CNPS Member)

Rehmann, Dr. Günter, Düsseldorf, Germany
(1958f. gom4+5)

Reising, Martin, Offenbach/Main, Germany
(1987f. gom4+5)

Renshaw, Curtis E., USA
(gom4; Ap; GE 96f.)

Rey, Francis R. J., Toulon, France
(gom4)

Riem, Prof. Johannes
(1920f. gom4)

Ripota, Dipl. Ing. Peter, Redakteur P.M. Magazin, Germany
(1997f. gom4; CNPS)

Rohmer, Reinhard, Dipl. Ing., Germany
(1996f. gom4+5)

Romalo, Dan, Romania

Rösch, Peter, OStR, Germany

Rudakov, Dr. N., Australia
(1981 gom4+5)

Ryzhkov, L., Kiev Polytechnical Institute, Ukraine
(1991 gom4)

Sanborn, Herbert C.
(1956 gom4)

Sapper, Prof. Dr. Karl, Austria
(1939f., 1952f. gom4+5)

Schauer, Dipl. Phys., Lorenz, Germany

Schneider, Horst, 03096 Burg/Spreewald, Germany
(1981 gom4+5)

Schock, Rolf, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology, 10044 Stockholm 70, Sweden
(1981f. gom4)

Sekerin, Dr. Vladimir Illich, Russia
(1991 gom4+5; CNPS database)

Selleri, Prof. Franco, Physics Department, University of Bari, Italy
(gom4; Ap)
Prof. Selleri is listed as a learned participant in "critical" events; his own attempts to formulate alternative time-bending formalisms hardly qualify him as a defender of common sense.

Severi, Francesco, Italy
(1924f. gom4)

Sharma, Prof. Rati Ram, India

Shimmin, William "Lee", USA
(gom4; GE 94)

Shpitalnaya, Dr. Alexandra A., St. Petersburg Oberservatory, Russia

Siepmann, Dr. James P., ed. Journal of Theoretics, USA
(CNPS database)

Sintini, Amleto, Italy
(1970 gom4+5)

Smid, Dr. Thomas, UK
(CNPS Member)

Smirnov, Prof. Anatoly P., Russia
(CNPS database)

Smith, Prof. Joseph Wayne, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, Australia
(1985 gom4)

Smulsky, Prof. Joseph J., Institute of Earth Cryosphere, Tyumen, Russia
( CNPS database; gsj; 1988f. gom4+5)

Sprecic, Mustafa, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stoinov, Dimiter G., Bulgaria
(GE)

Strehl, Prof. Dr. Karl
(1921f. gom4)

Strel'tsov, Dr. V. N., Laboratory of High Energies, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region 141980, Russia
(gom4+5; Ap; GE 98f., 00f., 05)

Suhorukov, G.I., E.G., and R.G., Bratsk State Technical University, Russia

Szego, Laszlo, Australia
(gom4; Ap)

Tedenstig, Ove, Sweden
(gom4; CNPS database; GE 91f.)

Teppo, Karl, Australia
(Ap)

Termathe, Gerd, Dipl. Ing., Germany

Theimer, Dr. Walter, Germany
(1977f. gom4+5)

Theocharis, Dr. Theo (*1952) (formerly of Department of Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London), U.K.
(1986f. gom4; CNPS database; bartml)

Thim, Dr. Hartwig W., Prof. Em. Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
CNPS Member

Thompson, Caroline, UK
(2002 gom4; CNPS database)

Thornhill, Dr. Charles Kenneth, Australia

Tickner, Clive, BSC, BA
CNPS Member

Tolchel'nikova-Murri, Dr. Svetlana A., Central Astronomical Observatory, Pulkovo, Russia
(gom4; bartml; GE 92f.)

Tombe, Prof. F. David, U.K.
(GE 92f.; gsj 451 and gsj 1641)

Tonini, Valerio, Italy
(1948f. gom4+5)

Turzyniecki, Kazimierz, Warsaw, Poland

Twiss, Frank, USA
(GE 92f.)

Vogtherr, Karl, Germany
(1921f. gom4+5)

Vukelja, Aleksandar, Serbia & Montenegro
(CNPS database)

Wallace, Dr. Bryan G., USA
(1969f. gom4+5)

Wanek, Dr. Erich, Germany
(1962 gom4)

Wankow, Borislaw, Bulgaria

Weitzel, Donald F., USA
(gom4; GE 96f., 02)

Wenz, Holger, Ludwigshafen/Rh., Germany
(1987 gom4)

Wesley, Dr. J. Paul (Publisher of Global Dissident Physics Survey), Germany
(1968f. gom4+5; Ap; bartml)

This url seems to be changing frequently; currently even google search loads a dead link. I'll try correcting it as soon as I can find it.
Whitney, Dr. Cynthia Kolb (*1941), Editor: Galilean Electrodynamics, Space Time Analyses Ltd., Arlington, USA
(gom4; CNPS Director; Ap)

Wittke, Ernest C., USA

Xu Shaozhi, Dr., Beijing Control Device Research Institute, P.R. China
(gom4; Ap; GE 92f.)

Xu Xiangqun, Dr., P.R. China
(gom4; Ap)

Zapffe, Dr. Carl A.
(1977f. gom4+5; gsj)

Zeng, Prof. Qingping, China

Zhuck, Dr. Nikolay A., Ed.-in-Chief Spacetime & Substance, Kharkiv, Ukraine
(CNPS database)

Zweig, Dr. Hans J.
(CNPS database)


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