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by Herbert E. Ives, Dean Turner, S. Richard Hazelett
Publisher: Devin-Adair Pub. / Hope Publishing House
Year: 1977; Revised 2005
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With excerpts from Ives' correspondence, this book contains Dean Turner's "The Einstein Myth" plus a condensation of "Euclid or Einstein" by J.J. Callahan and papers and comments by others. These insights open the door to greater freedom of creative research, speculation, progress and practical discovery in the fields of physics and cosmology. The notes alone reveal startling, unexpected, little-known facts that read like a mystery novel.
One of the most remarkable publications in the history of relativity theories, but nonetheless put aside by academic physics. To understand the importance of this collection one needs to know who Ives was: one of the pioneers of the atomic clock.
"You have in fact reduced things to commonsense by keeping clear of tensors and other impressive complications." --Sir Joseph Larmor
"Ives works with physical concepts, whereas Einstein, et al, make mathematical fummadiddles give them the 'right' answers." --Elmore Everest Butterfield
Elmore Everest Butterfield
"Ives works with physical concepts, whereas Einstein, et al, make mathematical fummadiddles give them the 'right' answers."