Lorentz transformations

1904 Lorentz transformations

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Hendrik Lorentz, Henri Poincaré mathematics

Lorentz transformations



Since my subject isn’t philosophy, the poem doesn’t ask whether our retinae and brains respond the same to the light reflected from the rose. Both Lorentz and Poincaré defended the existence of luminiferous aether; even scientists make assumptions.

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