History and Philosophy of Physics


The Relativity Theory by A. Einstein as an Example for Questionable Mechanisms in Science

Authors: J. Schwander

This article describes questionable mechanisms and mistakes in science. The Relativity Theory (RT) which A. Einstein published will be used as an example: The SRT (Special RT) in 1905 and the GRT (General RT) in 1915. Both theories have been experimentally proven numerous times and are an essential basis of modern physics. The article shows that the constancy of light velocity does not correlate with reality. The actual movement of an object in a defined space matches its imaginary reflection we perceive in our brain only from an internal, but not from an external view. [internal = orientation on space where the object moves; external = outside of that space] With regard to light, external observers or measuring instruments do not register the distance of photons. Instead, they see the resultant movement of these light particles and the system (space) in which they are in motion. The differences between the external and internal view are therefore not caused by photons or waves, but because of observers that orientate on different spaces (coordinate systems). Comparing both views, postulates arise that completely contradict a rational logic. Therefore, diverse statements of the RT do not withstand a critical examination. Moreover, we cannot use mathematics to verify if axioms (non-proven assumptions) of a theory are correct. Therefore, the various pieces of evidence of the RT state nothing about whether their bases accord with reality or not. Hence, this theory is based on the belief of correctness of assumptions, which can be refuted. The second part of the article will describe former and current scientific mistakes. Why they occur and endure will be analyzed. The factors are the belief in science, disregard of fundamentals of scientific work, questionable development in research and teaching, as well as skepticism towards new theses when a theory has already been established. This leads to fatal problems in the environmental sector. At the end of the article, a fundamental system change is suggested, which is indispensable in order to obtain our long-term livelihood.

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