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The Michelson-Morley experiment: a case study on validation

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1 Author(s)
Stevenson, D.E. ; Clemson Univ., SC, USA

The Michelson-Morley experiment can be examined, using standard mathematical concepts of error analysis, as a case study in validation. A few philosophical principles focusing on scientific confirmation help elucidate the formal logical concepts that result in a foundation for scientific validation. The author proposes two research directions.

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Computing in Science & Engineering  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 6 )