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What Causes the Gravitational Deflection of Light and the Anomalous Perihelion Shift of Mercury?

Author:

Lofts, Mark John

Category:

Research Papers

Sub-Category:

Relativity Theory

Language:

English

Date Published:

September 7, 2020

Downloads:

33

Keywords:

Einstein, Gehrcke, Gerber, Goudsmit, Kragh, Lenard, Seeliger, Soldner, Sommerfeld, Uhlenbeck, Mercury, Vulcan, general relativity, fine-structure constant, quantum spin, prograde, spacetime, blueshift, wave-particle dualism, gravitational deflection

Abstract:

Established tradition asserts that Einstein’s General Relativity explains Mercury’s anomalous perihelion shift and the doubled Newtonian deflection of light by gravity. These claims are in turn used to justify the theoretical concept of spacetime, a mathematically-based ‘fusion’ of space and time and the key concept underpinning General Relativity Theory. However, both of these very real phenomena readily reveal alternative explanations, these either partly unknown or unappreciated before the 1920s. A third observation attributed to General Relativity, the gravitational redshift of light, does not alone provide justification for spacetime. The theoretical predictions of Joachim von Soldner and of Paul Gerber, while significantly incomplete or incorrect, help to reveal the alternative and correct explanations for the gravitational deflection of light and the anomalous perihelion shift respectively, without requiring General Relativity and therefore without spacetime-based explanations either. The doubled Newtonian deflection of light is explained by quantum theory while the anomalous perihelion shift of Mercury is explained primarily by the rotation of the Sun.

Comments

Lev Verkhovsky(Moscow, Russian Federation):
SRT is completely erroneous since it is based on the wrong kind of transformations: they have lost the scale factor characterizing the Doppler effect.
First, Lorentz considered a more general form of transformations (with a scale factor), but then he, and also Poincare and Einstein equated it 1 without proper grounds. Their form was artificially narrowed, the formulas became incorrect. This led to a logical contradiction of the theory, to unsolvable paradoxes.
Accordingly, GRT is also incorrect. The Mercury problem is solved based on the Gerber potential, which is correct.
For more details, see my brochure "Memoir on the Theory of Relativity and Unified Field Theory" (2000):
http://vixra.org/abs/1802.0136

Posted: September 08, 2020 @ 1:54:35 pm

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