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A review of conventional explanations of anomalous observations during solar eclipses

  title={A review of conventional explanations of anomalous observations during solar eclipses},
  author={Chris P. Duif},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • C. Duif
  • Published 9 August 2004
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
Conventional explanations for observations of anomalous behaviour of mechanical systems during solar eclipses are critically reviewed. These observations include the work of Allais with paraconical pendula, those of Saxl and Allen with a torsion pendulum and measurements with gravimeters. Attempts of replications of these experiments and recent gravimeter results are discussed and unpublished data by Latham and by Saxl et al. is presented. Some of the data are summarized and re-analyzed… Expand

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