Review of Bennet's Experiment Counterevidencing the Corpuscular Theory of Light [Milnes_TothMaatRev_v5n2(1986)2538-2540.PDF]
Milnes, Harold Willis
Mechanics / Electrodynamics
© Toth-Maatian Review — Dr. T. E. Phipps, Jr. gift
corpuscular theory of light, Bennet, Newton
This experiment on which so much has depended is not one critically executed. It was but one of many Bennet did to show the sensitivity of a torsion balance he had constructed with a spider’s web and he devotes only a brief paragraph to a discussion of it; most of which discussion we give below.