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Katy Price

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780226680736

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226680750.001.0001

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A Lady on Neptune: Arthur Eddington’s Talkative Universe

A Lady on Neptune: Arthur Eddington’s Talkative Universe

(p.100) Four A Lady on Neptune: Arthur Eddington’s Talkative Universe
Loving Faster than Light

Katy Price

University of Chicago Press

This chapter examines the unpublished letters and journal entries of British astrophysicist Arthur Stanley Eddington related to the relativity theory. It explains that Eddington used the public hunger for a commonsense account of relativity in an idealist interpretation of physics. It also mentions that Eddington invited readers to participate in establishing the significance of new physical laws.

Keywords:   Arthur Stanley Eddington, physics, idealism, physical laws

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