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ERIC Number: EJ604103
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
The Ether Wind and the Global Positioning System.
Muller, Rainer
Physics Teacher, v38 n4 p243-46 Apr 2000
Explains how students can perform a refutation of the ether theory using information from the Global Positioning System (GPS). Discusses the functioning of the GPS, qualitatively describes how position determination would be affected by an ether wind, and illustrates the pertinent ideas with a simple quantitative model. (WRM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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