von Andreas Ernst und Jong-Ping Hsu
Andreas Ernst und Jong-Ping Hsu
Voigt’s 1887 paper ‘ON DOPPLER’S PRINCIPLE’  is a very remarkable work. It is remarkable because it contains several original and fundamental ideas of modern physics:
(a) Voigt appears to be the first physicist to conceive of the idea of the universal speed of light.
(b) He appears to be the first physicist who postulated the invariance of a physics law, the wave equation in ‘an elastic incompressible medium’ (i.e., the aether or ether),
- 23. Oktober 2012