## The logic of special relativity |

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### Contents

THE ORIGIN AND BASIS | 1 |

TIMERELATIVE OR ABSOLUTE? | 13 |

THE LOGIC OF SPACETIME | 27 |

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absolute effects acceleration according aether anisotropy anisotropy effect appears Appendix applies associated assume assumption astronomical aberration axis basis Bastin Builder clock readings co-ordinates considered constant context corresponding density derivation dilatation Dingle distance Doppler effect Einstein measure electromagnetic energy epoch equivalent event formula fundamental observers galaxies given gravitational Hence Hubble's Law hypothesis implies inertial reference frame inertial system interpretation invariance inverse-square law isotropic kinematic symmetry light propagation light-ray light-signal Lorentz transformation Maxwell equations McCrea mesons Minkowski diagram moving with velocity obtain out-and-return journey path phenomena phenomenon Phys physical Poincare principle of relativity problem Prokhovnik R's clock receding recession velocity reciprocity red-shift reference frame reference-frame reflection relative motion relative velocity relativistic respect result reversal Robertson-Walker metric similar clocks space interval space-time Special Relativity Special Theory substratum synchronous time-dilatation effect tion travelling uniform motion uniform velocity universe validity velocity of light velocity relative viewpoint world-line