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Topic 10: General Theory of Relativity Completion of a new paradigm for life at high speeds
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Special Relativity (1905) All bodies in reference frames K and K’, which are moving with uniform linear motion relative to one another, are equivalent for the description of all natural phenomena in a Euclidian geometry. The key phrases are: Uniform linear motion Euclidean geometry This statement does not work for reference frames under acceleration. It also may contradict Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation
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Lorentz Transformations - The Mathematics of STR The equations at right will let one relate actions in one reference frame (primed) moving at constant velocity v relative to any other reference frame (unprimed), where c is the speed of light: In Newtonian (classical) physics, these equations would be t’=t, L’=L, c’=c, m’=m, and F’=F. The classical equations work well enough when v<<C but not near c.
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General Theory of Relativity (1915)
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