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Einstein’s Train(and the lightning strikes)
Well what can we say about this; one of the most discussed thought experiments conceived by Einstein; yet one of the most misunderstood pieces in all of Relativity. When I first read chapter IX of Einsteinâ€™s wonderful exposition: ‘Relativity: The … Continue reading
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Newtonian vs Relativistic Mechanics
Einsteinâ€™s Theories of Relativity led to a revolution in our understanding of the movement of bodies, particularly at speeds approaching that of light in an empty medium. The mathematics of which are unassailable, having been proven in so many practical … Continue reading
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New theory of gravity?
An epiphanic moment of realisation this pm. driving home from Peterhead. Gravity is a relativistic effect. It is due to interdimensional rotation into a 5th dimension. (I am still unsure whether this should be, or could be, described as a … Continue reading
Special Relativity – the Long and the Short of it – all a bit Hit and Myth? Continue reading
Light has only one dimension!
I have had a little Epiphany! I was musing upon the notion that when we view a moving body it is ‘rotated’, in Minkowski’s 4 dimensional Spacetime as a function of the velocity. (When it is a substantial fraction of … Continue reading
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