## Space and time in special relativityThis book presents an elementary but complete exposition of the relativistic theory of the measurement of intervals in space & time. |

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This is one the best books to learn special relativity...it is clear, concise, and does not deal with it only as mathematics but gives a 'physical feel' of it so that u really understand the concept. Greatest book for anyone who wants really to understand special relativity

### Contents

The Principle of Relativity | 1 |

Moving Clocks II | 63 |

Objections and Reflections | 73 |

Copyright | |

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100-centimeter 2.9979 hundred thousand A-time A's clock A's stick angle 9 barn Chap clock moving clocks and meter clocks run slowly collision conclude conservation constant f coordinate system correct distance Earth clocks energy and momentum equations experiment fact factor flash happen Hence horizontal inertial frame inertial observer kilometers per second laboratory left end light-seconds lines of constant Lorentz transformation Lorentz transformation equations mark of stick mass measured meter stick moving meters per second Minkowski diagram mirror moving meter sticks moving observer moving past moving uniformly moving with speed moving with velocity non-relativistic observer moving photon picture point of view principle of relativity proper frame q CM reads zero rela relativity of simultaneity rest right end Rule ship Sirius space-time special relativity speed of light stationary with respect synchronized theory theory of relativity things trajectories velocity of light vertical world line x-axis