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Published: 13 November 2018

272 Pages

9.5 x 6.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198797258

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Ether and Modernity

The recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

Edited by Jaume Navarro

  • Addresses one of the most fascinating and controversial entities in the history of physics
  • Exploration of a much-forgotten epistemic issue of how ether was regarded
  • Tracks the change in attitudes to ether over the nineteenth century and the twentieth century
  • Provides a global portrait of the subject, with contributions from a diverse team of authors