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On the relative motion of the Earth and the luminiferous ether
THE discovery. of the aberration of light was soon followed by an explanation according to the emission theory. The effect was attributed to a simple composition of the velocity of light with the
Influence of motion of the medium on the velocity of light
THE only work of any consequence, on the influence upon the velocity of light of the motion of the medium through which it passes, is the experiment of Fizeau. He announced the remarkable result that
Feasibility of establishing a light-wave as the ultimate standard of length
IN the problem of making a light wave a practical standard of length, it is desirable to use as an intermediate standard a metal bar bearing two plane surfaces at the greatest distance apart at which
Contributions to the Petrography of Java and Celebes
In a short visit to Java and Celebes in 1910 one of the authors visited several localities in Java, the rocks of which have been described by Verbeek,' and also the region of the Pic de Maros in
A Contribution to the Petrography of the South Sea Islands.