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Is the light velocity constant?

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The pretension in this paper is to question the constancy of light velocity.
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86
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3
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365-371
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  • Estrada São Francisco, 1668, bloco 2, apto. 14., CEP 06765-000 Taboão da Serra, SP, Brazil
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