GPS and the One-Way Speed of Light

  title={GPS and the One-Way Speed of Light},
  author={Stephan J. G. Gift},
  • Stephan J. G. Gift
  • Published 2012
  • Physics
  • The constancy of the speed of light in a vacuum is a fundamental idea in modern physics and is the basis of the standard of length in metrology since 1983. Its genesis is in the theory of special relativity introduced 100 years ago by Albert Einstein who postulated that light travels at a constant speed in all inertial frames [1-3]. There have been numerous experiments [3] over the past century that test light speed constancy under a variety of conditions and they almost all yield a value c (in… CONTINUE READING
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