Papers Proving that there is no Physical Difference
Between the Geocentric Model and the Modern Heliocentric View
These papers just scratch the surface. They led Sir Fred Hoyle, who
was knighted for his cosmological expertise, to proclaim:
For rotation see: P. F. Browne, 1977. "Relativity of Rotation," Jrnl. of Physics
A: Math. & Gen. Relativity, 10:727.
- Barbour and Bertotti, 1977. Il Nuovo Cimento B, 38:1.
- Brown, G. B., 1955. Proceedings of the Phys. Soc. B, 68:672.
Thirring, H., 1916. Phys. Z. 19:33.
Lense, J. & Thirring, H., 1918, Ibid. 22:29.
Gerber, P., 1898. Zeitschr. f. Math. u. Physik, 43:93.
- Møller, C., 1952. The Theory of Relativity, (Oxford: Clarendon Press), pp. 318-321.
- Moon, P. & Spencer, D. E., 1959. Philos. of Science, 26:125.
- Rosser, W. G. V., 1964. An Intro. to the Theory of Relativity, (London: Butterworths), p. 460.
"We know that the difference between a heliocentric theory and a geocentric
theory is one of relative motion only, and that such a difference has no
— Sir Fred Hoyle in Astronomy and Cosmology, 1975, p. 416.