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Michelson's Interference Experiment | |

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The experiment | |

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The contraction hypothesis | |

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The contraction in relation to molecular forces | |

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Electromagnetic Phenomena in a System Moving with any Velocity less than that of Light | |

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Experimental evidence | |

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Poincare's criticism of the contraction hypothesis | |

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Maxwell's equations for moving axes | |

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The modified vectors | |

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Retarded potentials | |

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Electrostatic fields | |

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A polarized particle | |

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Corresponding states | |

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Momentum of an electron | |

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The influence of the earth's motion on optical phenomena | |

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Applications | |

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Molecular motions | |

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Kaufmann's experiments | |

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On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies | |

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Kinematical Part | |

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Definition of simultaneity | |

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On the relativity of lengths and times | |

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The transformation of co-ordinates and times | |

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Physical meaning of the equations | |

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The composition of velocities | |

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Electrodynamical Part | |

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Transformation of the Maxwell-Hertz equations | |

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Doppler's principle and aberration | |

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The energy of light rays and the pressure of radiation | |

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Transformation of the equations with convection currents | |

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Dynamics of the slowly accelerated electron | |

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Does the Inertia of a body depend upon its energy-content? | |

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Space and Time | |

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The invariance of the Newtonian equations and its representation in four dimensional space | |

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The world-postulate | |

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The representation of motion in the continuum | |

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The new mechanics | |

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The motion of one and two electrons | |

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Notes on this paper | |

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On the Influence of Gravitation on the Propagation of Light | |

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The physical nature of gravitation | |

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The gravitation of energy | |

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The velocity of light | |

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Bending of light-rays | |

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The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity | |

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Fundamental Considerations on the Postulate of Relativity | |

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Observations on the special theory | |

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The need for an extension of the postulate of relativity | |

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The space-time continuum; general co-variance | |

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Measurement in Space and Time | |

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Mathematical Aids to the Formulation of generally Covariant Equations | |

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Contravariant and covariant four-vectors | |

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Tensors of the second and higher ranks | |

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Multiplication of tensors | |

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The fundamental tensor g[subscript mu nu] | |

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The equation of the geodetic line | |

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The formation of tensors by differentiation | |

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Some cases of special importance | |

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The Riemann-Christoffel tensor | |

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Theory of the Gravitational Field | |

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Equations of motion of a material point | |

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The field equations of gravitation in the absence of matter | |

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The Hamiltonian function for the gravitational field. Laws of momentum and energy | |

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The general form of the field equations | |

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The laws of conservation | |

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The laws of momentum and energy | |

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Material Phenomena | |

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Euler's equations for a fluid | |

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Maxwell's equations for free space | |

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Applications of the Theory | |

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Newton's theory as a first approximation | |

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Behaviour of rods and clocks in a static gravitational field. Bending of light rays. Motion of the perihelion of a planetary orbit | |

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Hamilton's Principle and the General Theory of Relativity | |

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The principle of variation and the field-equations | |

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Separate existence of the gravitational field | |

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Properties of the field equations conditioned by the theory of invariants | |

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Cosmological Considerations on the General Theory of Relativity | |

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The Newtonian theory | |

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The boundary conditions according to the general theory of relativity | |

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The spatially finite universe | |

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On an additional term for the field equations of gravitation | |

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Calculation and result | |

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Do Gravitational Fields Play an Essential Part in the Structure of the Elementary Particles of Matter? | |

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Defects of the present view | |

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The field equations freed of scalars | |

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On the cosmological question | |

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Concluding remarks | |

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Gravitation and Electricity | |

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