Die Ausbreitung des Lichtes in bewegten Medien. Offprint

Publisher Information: 1920.

Pauli, Wolfgang (1900-1958). Die Ausbreitung des Lichtes in bewegten Medien. Offprint from Mathematische Annalen 82 (1920). 113-119pp. 229 x 156 mm. Original printed wrappers, toned, a few very minor creases, chips and marginal tears. Very good.

First Edition, Offprint Issue of Pauli’s fourth published paper, written while he was a student under Arnold Sommerfeld at the University of Munich. Pauli wrote this paper at the suggestion of Sommerfeld, whom Pauli referred to deferentially in his introduction as “my highly revered teacher” (p. 113). The paper, “a critique of some published false results on special relativity” (Enz, p. 55), was a response to Karl Uller’s “Eine Kritik der Elektrodynamik und Relativistik” (1919); Uller, a professor of physics at Giessen, had rejected Einstein’s theory of relativity. Enz, No Time to be Brief: A Scientific Biography of Wolfgang Pauli, p. 55.

Book Id: 45928

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