Article ID: CBB000470255

Doing Much about Nothing (2004)


Description This paper looks at the Michelson-Morley experiment as well as others in the history of modern physics to understand better how null results of experiments have been treated.

Citation URI

Similar Citations

Article Draaisma, Douwe; De Rijcke, Sarah; (2001)
The graphic strategy: The uses and functions of illustrations in Wundt's Grundzäge (/isis/citation/CBB000101698/)

Thesis Noon, David Hoogland; (2001)
This Is (not) a Child: Race, Gender and “Development” in the Child Sciences, 1880--1910 (/isis/citation/CBB001562417/)

Article Dongen, Jeroen van; (2009)
On the Role of the Michelson--Morley Experiment: Einstein in Chicago (/isis/citation/CBB000932307/)

Article Johnston, Sean F.; (2003)
An Unconvincing Transformation? Michelson's Interferential Spectroscopy (/isis/citation/CBB000770280/)

Chapter Zancul, Maria Cristina de Senzi; Barreto, Elton de Oliveira; (2014)
Scientific Instruments for Physics Teaching in Brazilian Secondary Schools, 1931--1961 (/isis/citation/CBB001420896/)

Chapter Lucia De Frenza; (2017)
The “Poles” of Healing: Mineral Magnetism vs. Animal Magnetism (/isis/citation/CBB352886342/)

Article Frercks, Jan; (2007)
Immaterial Devices (/isis/citation/CBB000772431/)

Article Goodwin, C. James; (2010)
Using History to Strengthen a Research Methods Course (/isis/citation/CBB001033695/)

Book Holmes, Frederic L.; Levere, Trevor H.; (2000)
Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry (/isis/citation/CBB000110566/)

Chapter Mark Shumelda; (2012)
At the Limits of Possibility: Thought Experiments in Quantum (/isis/citation/CBB190069058/)

Article Anstey, Peter R.; (2002)
Robert Boyle and the Heuristic Value of Mechanism (/isis/citation/CBB000201213/)

Authors & Contributors
Levere, Trevor H.
Holmes, Frederic Lawrence
Staley, Richard A.
De Rijcke, Sarah
Draaisma, Douwe
Holmes, Frederic Lawrence
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
History of the Human Sciences
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Physik in Unserer Zeit
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
The MIT Press
University of Minnesota
Pavia University Press
Experiments and experimentation
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Research methods
Research design
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
Michelson, Albert Abraham
Morley, Edward Williams
Wundt, Wilhelm Max
Polanyi, Michael
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent
Boyle, Robert
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
18th century
20th century, early
17th century
United States
Ohio (U.S.)

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment