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If Maxwell's equations were experimentally found on Earth such as Faradays law, coulombs law , and worked in the Earth's frame of reference, then why did people believe them to be valid in the aether's reference frame?

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  • $\begingroup$ Maxwell equations were derived not experimentally but theoretically, in the reference frame of the aether. $\endgroup$ Mar 2 at 11:58
  • $\begingroup$ Ohh, Ok I see. The basic laws constituting Maxwells equations are experimental ex Faraday law $\endgroup$
    – Kashmiri
    Mar 2 at 15:49
  • $\begingroup$ Not only. Maxwell went quite far in generalizing these facts:-) $\endgroup$ Mar 2 at 22:13
  • $\begingroup$ Hi Dear Alexandre Eremenko, please see the question I've written it now clearly $\endgroup$
    – Kashmiri
    Mar 4 at 5:17

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