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Volume 13: Pages 616-621, 2000)
Hafele and Keating Tests: Did They Prove Anything?
A. G. Kelly
HDS Energy Ltd., Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland
The original test results were not published by Hafele and Keating in their famous 1972 paper; they published figures that were radically different from the actual test results, which are here published for the first time. An analysis of the real data shows that no credence can be given to the conclusions of Hafele and Keating.
Keywords: cesium clocks, relativity, accuracy, drift rate
Received: June 13, 2000; Published online: December 15, 2008