## Relativity physics |

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Mechanics and electromagnetism | 14 |

Space and time | 33 |

The Lorentz transformation | 52 |

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absolute space angle Appendix assumption axis Chapter charged particle clock collision component concept conservation of momentum constant velocity defined definition derive different inertial frames direction dispersion relation distance Doppler Earth Einstein electric and magnetic electric field electromagnetic waves electron emitted energy and momentum energy-momentum four-vector equal equations 2.3 equations of motion example excited atom experiment follows form invariant formulation free space frequency galaxy Galilean transformation gives Hence inertial frames interaction interval inverse kinetic energy laboratory frame law of conservation length Lorentz invariant Lorentz transformation equations Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction magnetic field magnitude Maxwell's equations measured medium moving muon Newton's equations Newton's laws Newtonian expression observed orbit origin phase velocity photon pion principle of relativity problem quantities reference frame relative velocity relativistic rest frame rest mass result satisfies the principle shows solution spaceship special relativity time-like vector velocity of light wavelength waves propagating zero