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Special relativity

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Light and the luminiferous etherPotential ways to detect an ether windMichelson–Morley Experiment introduction
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Starting to set up a Newtonian path–time diagramVisualizing multiple Newtonian path–time diagramsGalilean transformation and contradictions with lightIntroduction to special relativity and Minkowski spacetime diagramsMeasuring time in meters in Minkowski spacetimeAngle of x' axis in Minkowski spacetime
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Introduction to the Lorentz transformationEvaluating a Lorentz transformationAlgebraically manipulating Lorentz transformationLorentz transformation derivation part 1Deriving Lorentz transformation part 2Lorentz transformation derivation part 3
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Lorentz transformation for change in coordinatesEinstein velocity addition formula derivationApplying Einstein velocity additionFinding an in-between frame of referenceCalculating neutral velocityTime dilation

Om dette emne

Think you know about time and space? Think again. Einstein basically did a pile driver on all our brains when he came up with his theory of special relativity.