Einstein's special theory of relativity


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a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems

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Establishment-supported defenders of the Big Bang theory and Einstein's special theory of relativity have proven similarly inhospitable to independent thinking.
Herbert argues that both Victorian reverence for scientific logic and the criticisms that greeted Einstein's special theory of relativity in 1905 must be viewed in relation to a fairly extensive body of works critiquing scientific objectivity and rationality during the second half of the nineteenth century.
An important part of Chapter 1 is taken with the question of whether Einstein's special theory of relativity, and its coupling of space and time, was influenced by his religious or philosophical ideas.
Einstein's special theory of relativity and time dilation were called into question.
In 1905, Einstein's special theory of relativity implied we could leap into the future by traveling at or near the speed of light.
Einstein's special theory of relativity takes account of this--and leads to some conceptually difficult conclusions.
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In order to appreciate the physical significance of the Paradox within the frame of Einstein's special theory of relativity, following the presentation of the Paradox we demonstrate that the Paradox is responsible for the extension of the kinetic energy theorem and of the additivity of energy and momentum from classical to relativistic mechanics.
According to Einstein's special theory of relativity, it would take an infinite amount of energy to accelerate an object through the light barrier.
Einstein's special theory of relativity revealed the possibility of accelerated travel into the future (SN: 12/21E28/02, p.
To avoid such apparently nonsensical speeds, many popular astronomy texts appeal to Einstein's special theory of relativity, which replaces Newtonian physics for very high velocities.
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