Commentary on Ritz’s Electrodynamics (1998)

In 1908 Walter Ritz identified seven areas of difficulty with regard to the Maxwell-Lorentz electromagnetic field equations, which are based on the concept of a solid deformable ether.;Electric and magnetic forces really express relations about space and time and...

The Ritz-Einstein Agreement to Disagree (1990)

During 1908 and 1909 Ritz and Einstein battled of what we now call the time arrows of electrodynamics and entropy. Ritz argued that electrodynamic irreversibility was one of the roots of the second law of thermodynamics, while Einstein defended Maxwell-Lorentz...

Aether Thesaurus (2009)

This work brings to the readership of this journal another collection of some of the most significant ideas regarding the aether, which were prevailing at the dawn of the 20th century. The author, himself involved in the development of a theory of the aether, found in...