C. K. Raju writes back-1 Einstein

One Aloke Kumar wrote this on twitter about me: https://twitter.com/aalokelab/status/1088870635684556800?lang=en,

He pretends to be a scientist on the strength of his job, but seems more of a twit unable to read or understand my two books on the matter, Time:Towards a Consistent Theory (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 1994, chp. 3a Michelson-Morley experiment, and chp. 3b Einstein’s time), and The Eleven Pictures of Time (Sage 20013, chp. 4 In Einstein’s shadow). At any rate neither he nor anyone else, in the past 25 years, ever academically contested my research regarding Einstein. To the contrary the President of the Royal Society, Michael Atiyah endorsed it by plagiarising my thesis about Einstein in his Einstein centenary lecture.

But note Aloke Kumar’s concerns. His concern is not that of a scientist that one should get science or the theory of relativity right. Nor is his concern that of a teacher, that we should teach the truth to our students, not a stupid and false narrative about the Michelson-Morley experiment through school texts in physics. Kumar’s concern is not with ethics, either Einstein’s or Atiyah’s or that of the American Mathematical Society. How could they steal knowledge if they were ethical? Kumar’s key concern is to defend the myth of a plagiarist, Einstein, who is wrongly regarded as a genius. Defend without adding any facts, of course. The sahib’s house slave out to prove his loyalty to the saheb, because that is where the money is.

As pointed out in my second book, Einstein started off by plagiarising¬† thermodynamics from Boltzmann and Gibbs, claiming he had never heard of them! Einstein never did anything further on statistics, except for the matter of Bose statistics. He didn’t understand probabilities in quantum mechanics.

Some more tweets to establish your authority Kumar? (Easiest way to avoid academic discourse!)

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