Reference frames and Spacetime
LoopdoctorNovember 9November 270Level III Doctor
The theory of General Relativity is not yet finished. Spherical coordinates are not the same as Spacetime. How do you use them and what are the consequences? Read the article
After publication in 1905 of his Special Relativity, Einstein was praised but he also got a lot of criticism. Paul Ehrenfest, Mach and others revealed inconsistencies. Einstein listened to them and made crucial improvements in 1916 so that the famous paradoxes disappeared. It formed the basis for his General...
Mysticism in Relativity
LoopdoctorMarch 30April 20Level I Student
How many people understand Relativity? Many say they do, but how do they explain the paradoxes of Special Relativity (SR)? Do they know that Einstein changed his mind about his own SR in 1916? They should know that he abandoned the equality of reference frames already in 1916, solving the twin paradox. Then Einstein...