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The Meaning of Motions and Their Effects in Einstein's Empty Space and in the Scenario of the Higgs Quantum Fluid Space

Jacob Schaf
2019 Journal of Modern Physics  
Motion is a ground-laying concept in physics. Its meaning however depends fundamentally on the assumptions about the nature of empty space. In Einstein's theory of relativity (TR), no absolute references can be defined and only relative motions are relevant. This however makes it impossible to understand why the motion of matter obeys the principle of inertia and why there exist laws of motion. The Higgs theory introduces radical changes in the current view about the nature of empty space. It
more » ... f empty space. It introduces the idea that space is filled up by a real and very powerful quantum fluid medium, giving mass to the elementary particles by the Higgs mechanism. This Higgs Quantum Space (HQS) is locally an absolute reference for rest and for motions. It not only recovers an intrinsic meaning for motions, however literally governs the inertial motion of matter-energy. In this new scenario, the velocity of light is fixed with respect to the local HQS and velocity of matter with respect to the local HQS and not relative velocities are responsible for all the effects of motion. The Higgs mechanism is too responsible for the gravitational dynamics; because it is mass that creates the gravitational fields. Actually several clear experimental observations demonstrate that the HQS is moving round the sun consistently with the planetary motions. The present work therefore replaces Einstein's spacetime curvature by a Keplerian velocity field of the HQS. This velocity field creates the ingenious outside-inside centrifuge mechanism of gravity. It also causes all the observed effects of the gravitational fields on light and on clocks. Journal of Modern Physics reference, Einstein added, apparently motivated by the null results of the Michelson light anisotropy experiments, that distances, in the moving reference, are shortened along the direction of motion exactly in a proportion to make the light round-trips to appear isotropic. From this generic thought experiment, Einstein concluded that relatively moving clocks run slow, moving meter sticks are shortened and postulated that the observed velocity of light is a universal constant c that is intrinsically isotropic in any possible inertial reference. He also J. Schaf
doi:10.4236/jmp.2019.103018 fatcat:ra2vjkvtunekzpr76pcjah6uuq