Sources and Additional Material

Journal Articles and Publications:

Opticks by Sir Isaac Newton

Treatise on Light  by Christiaan Huygens

A course of lectures on natural philosophy and the mechanical arts by Thomas Young

A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field by James Clerk Maxwell

A treatise on electricity and magnetism  by James Clerk Maxwell

On the  The Relative Motion of the Earth and the Aether  by   Albert Michelson and Edward Morley

The Relative Motion of the Earth and the Aether by Hendrik Lorentz

Attempt of a Theory of Electrical and Optical Phenomena in Moving Bodies  by Hendrik Lorentz

On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies by Albert Einstein


A history of the theories of aether and electricity : from the age of Descartes to the close of the nineteenth century  by Edmund Taylor Whittaker

Ether : the nothing that connects everything  by Joe Milutis

Wikipedia Articles:

Light                                                    Waves                                      Aether Theories

Luminiferous Aether                       Michelson-Morley Experiment

Lorentz Aether Theory                   Electromagnetic Radiation

Transverse Waves                           Polarization