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Electron theory, ether, and spacetime, 1904-1919

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The electron-theoretical origins of relativity theory continued to influence its development after 1905. Both ether enthusiasts and spacetime partisans found in spacetime a convenient stand-in for the ether. The discovery of general relativity did not change this situation.
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halshs-01618980 , version 1 (18-10-2017)

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Scott A. Walter. Electron theory, ether, and spacetime, 1904-1919. Ether and modernity, Jaume Navarro, Mar 2017, San Sebastian, Spain. ⟨halshs-01618980⟩
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