Truer words were never spoke.
If the center of mass frame is defined by both the mass of matter and the mass of the fictitious fluid, and if the fictitious fluid is indestructible—it's neither created or destroyed—then the motion of the center of mass frame remains uniform. But electromagnetic energy can be converted into other forms of energy.
In this way, the motion of the center of mass remains uniform.
He noted that energy conservation holds in both frames, but that the law of conservation of momentum is violated. This would allow perpetual motiona notion which he abhorred. The laws of nature would have to be different in the frames of reference, and the relativity principle would not hold.
Therefore, he argued that also in this case there has to be another compensating mechanism in the ether. The apparatus will recoil as if it were a cannon and the projected energy a ball, and that contradicts the principle of Newton, since our present projectile has no mass; it is not matter, it is energy.
That would save Newton's principle, but it is not true. If the energy during its propagation remained always attached to some material substratum, this matter would carry the light along with it and Fizeau has shown, at least for the air, that there is nothing of the kind.
Michelson and Morley have since confirmed this.
We might also suppose that the motions of matter proper were exactly compensated by those of the ether; but that would lead us to the same considerations as those made a moment ago.
The principle, if thus interpreted, could explain anything, since whatever the visible motions we could imagine hypothetical motions to compensate them. But if it can explain anything, it will allow us to foretell nothing; it will not allow us to choose between the various possible hypotheses, since it explains everything in advance.
It therefore becomes useless. He also discussed two other unexplained effects: Topological transformation of the torus into a mug Topology[ edit ] The subject is clearly defined by Felix Klein in his "Erlangen Program" The term "topology" was introduced, as suggested by Johann Benedict Listinginstead of previously used "Analysis situs".
Some important concepts were introduced by Enrico Betti and Bernhard Riemann. His first article on this topic appeared in He also first introduced the basic concepts and invariants of combinatorial topology, such as Betti numbers and the fundamental group.
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Available both as Web pages (click the title) and, in a few cases) as PDF files for easier printing (click PDF). Jules Henri Poincaré (French: [ɑ̃ʁi pwɛ̃kaʁe] (listen); 29 April – 17 July ) was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and philosopher of benjaminpohle.com is often described as a polymath, and in mathematics as "The Last Universalist," since he excelled in all fields of the discipline as it existed during his lifetime.
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