## Reference frames and Spacetime

LoopdoctorNovember 9November 270Level III Doctor

The theory of General Relativity is not yet finished. Spherical coordinates are not the same as Spacetime. How do you use them and what are the consequences? Read the article

Black Hole Singularities and Wormholes: Albert Einstein would have warned against them and Karl Schwarzschild would have corrected these ideas, caused by errors. This article explains extensively the history behind these errors and also how they must be repaired. It turns out that a so called Event horizon belongs in...

Contrary to popular believe, there are many Schwarzschild Solutions. Karl himself found one to a mass-point and one to a sphere of in-compressible liquid early 1916. After Karl’s death Einstein made important changes in his official publication: he abandoned his g = -1 requirement in a footnote. Nobody checked...

## Time and Repairing the Schwarzschild Solution

LoopdoctorFebruary 18July 110Level II Advanced

In his theory of General Relativity, Einstein replaced the Lorentz transformation by the Minkowski formula. He also introduced the variable speed of light in gravitation. This is unnecessary and untenable: it is in conflict with Noether’s theorem on energy and momentum conservation. The authors use the ‘time’...

## Shapiro annihilates Eddington’s “drop the suffix”

LoopdoctorFebruary 11February 120Level II Advanced

Long after Einstein’s death, Shapiro sent a radar signal to Venus, in its position opposite of the sun, and half an hour later received it back. With this astonishing experiment he proved part of the delay (190 microsec) was caused by the gravitation of the sun. Eddington, expert in Einstein’s theory of General...

## Emmy Noether, the ignored scientist

LoopdoctorDecember 4February 191Level I Student, Level II Advanced, Level III Doctor

It all starts with Emmy Noether (1882 – 1935), a brilliant mathematician, creating one of the pillars of physics: defining reference frames within which energy and momentum conservation can be proven. In 1918 Noether’s theorem was published, more than a year after Einstein published his theory of General...