The mystery of the light speed
- Physics & Astronomy International Journal
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One of the major topics in the physics is the survey of speed and emission of light. Most physicists believed that light required to a medium to emit into space. They proposed aether, a supposed medium permeating space that was thought to be the carrier of light waves. The Michelson–Morley experiment was an attempt to detect the existence of aether, while their results led to the rejection of this theory. After this, Albert Einstein proposed the theory of special relativity wherein the speed of light is independent of the motion of the observer and it is the same in all situations. Nevertheless, the answer to some of the questions about the emission of the light remains unanswered. The aim of this study is to consider the speed of the light and the reason of its emission into the space. This study presents that based on Galilean relativity the space around matter is moving with the speed of light and any electromagnetic waves that formed result from vibrating charged particles obey from the space that moved with light speed.
light speed, michelson–morley experiment, special relativity, galilean relativity, electromagnetic spectrum, visible light