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Today's Take on Einstein's Relativity

By: Homer B. Titon and Florentin Smarandache

...hysical laws can do so... The idea of the measuring rod and the idea of the clock contained with it in the theory of relativity do not find their e... ...respondence in the real world. It is also clear that the solid body and the clock do not in the conceptual edifice of physics play the part of irred... ...ased that on the shrinking of lengths to zero, 6 and the slowing of clocks as the speed of light is approached. This leads to our second non... ...2] Einstein himself, in his 1905 paper, specifically took the rate of a clock's timekeeping to be velocity-dependent only. However [there are] t... ... which we know something certain. "Immaterial"? Consider that an atomic clock will run slower in a stronger gravitational field but a pendulum c... ... frame moving with the rocket and the parameter τ is the time measured by a clock in the rocket. The units used in these equations are “natural coo... ...roaches infinity. But the navigator in the rocket after one year of rocket clock time thinks he should have exceeded the velocity of light because ... ... instant of the rocket’s proper time (proper time is the time measured by a clock in the rocket). We will also need to use some principles from te... ...n which it began to accelerate. Note that the proper time as measured by a clock on the rocket, τ , is the parameter in the equations of motion. ...

...relations of real things, but only geometry together with the purport of physical laws can do so... The idea of the measuring rod and the idea of the clock contained with it in the theory of relativity do not find their exact correspondence in the real world. It is also clear that the solid body and the clock do not in the conceptual edifice of physics play the part of irr...

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