posted on Oct, 21 2013 @ 01:42 AM
I knew Commander Henry R Hatfield (1921-2010) - and I am honoured to say that.
Although he did see active service, involved in more than one sea battle against the German Navy during WW2, including the naval bombardment of Genoa
in 1941. Recognised his brilliance, the Royal Navy transferred him to the hydrographical branch where he wrote many of the standard books still used
today and was a key man in the post-war analysis of the Soviet Navy. And, as an amateur astronomer, he was an advisor to the BBC on the Apollo
...And Commander Henry Hatfield also happens to have been one of Einstein's keenest critics. Able to read and understnad The Theory of Relativity
like a Einsteins equations as if it were a Grade One Maths project, he vehemently disagreed with Einstein's premises. In particular, he identified
one particular equation where Einstein concludes that all 22 coefficients must be either Zero or One WITH NO BASIS WHATSOEVER for such an assumption.
he also pointed out that the experiment that had "proved" Einstein correct, the Michelson-Moreley Experiment, had actually produced the precise
OPPOSITE results when it was rerun a second and third time, several years later, a fact that "official science" chooses to ignore.
Mild mannered Henry never offered any theory of his own, but merely concluded that Einstein was wrong and that the puzzle was Relativity was merely