Morales, Juan Alberto
Mechanics / Electrodynamics
Fresnel drag, Arago, Hoek, Fizeau, partial convection of Aether
Toth-Maatian Review (The)
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Trying to explain the results of Arago’s experiment, Fresnel proposed the existence of some convection of the aether by matter in motion. This is known by the name of Fresnel’s partial convection., To test the theory, Hoek conceived a famous experiment, which we shall examine.