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Re: Cranks Vs Rationalists

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:57:33 -0000
Archived: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:33:55 -0500
Subject: Re: Cranks Vs Rationalists

>From: Vincent Boudreau <vincentboudreau.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:53:36 -0400
>Subject: Re: Cranks Vs Rationalists

>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:44:13 -0000
>>Subject: Cranks Vs Rationalists


>>Here's the experiment: stage 1 light ON, only ONE slit open;
>>result = diffraction pattern; stage 2 light ON, TWO slits open:
>>result = interference pattern (bands). And that's all you
>>usually read. But if the light was left ON while that SECOND
>>slit was being opened (to give stage 2 situation), you don't
>>the interference pattern, even though the situation demands it.
>>You're still seeing the simple diffraction pattern.
> <snip>

>I have checked all over the Internet for this experiment and
>found nothing.

>Can you give a few links?

Nope. Like I said, the full account is not there - although you
might find it within some book-searches, like Google's.

Think I first saw it mentioned in BK Ridley's 'Time, Space &
Things' -


however, you'll probably have to get hold of the earlier (1976?)
edition - have checked the (slimmer) modern edition and it's
missing, along with a few other things.


Ray D

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