A light wave traveling at speed c with respect to the

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Unformatted text preview: all inertial frames… c A – …is not the same in air and in vacuum Suppose the earth moves through the ether fixed in space with speed v. A light wave traveling at speed c with respect to the ether is heading in the opposite direction. According to Galilean relativity, what is the magnitude of the speed of the light wave as viewed from the earth? (Assume the earth is not accelerating). a) |c| b) |c|+|v| c) |c|-|v| d) |v|-|c| e) something else B – …is not the same in accelerating frames C – …is not the same in all directions D – …does not depend on the wavelength or color E – …does not change when reflected by mirror. Frame of refere...
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