The CMB, Preferred Reference System, and Dragging of Light in the Earth Frame

@article{Consoli2021TheCP,
  title={The CMB, Preferred Reference System, and Dragging of Light in the Earth Frame},
  author={Maurizio Consoli and A. B. Pluchino},
  journal={Universe},
  year={2021}
}
The dominant CMB dipole anisotropy is a Doppler effect due to a particular motion of the solar system with a velocity of 370 km/s. Since this derives from peculiar motions and local inhomogeneities, one could meaningfully consider a fundamental frame of rest Σ associated with the Universe as a whole. From the group properties of Lorentz transformations, two observers, individually moving within Σ, would still be connected by the relativistic composition rules. However, the ultimate implications… Expand

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