Something is wrong...
(1) Newton/Galileo and Friends believe that
(a) Galilean relativity is correct
(b) All inertial frames are physically equivalent
(2) Maxwell’s theory is different in different inertial frames!
- Assumption (b) above is wrong - there is a “special
inertial frame” - the ether - Michelson kills this
- Assumption (a) is wrong and there is a new kind of