Petkov, Vesselin (2002) Lorentz contraction and dimensionality of reality. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)
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The purpose of this paper is to show that the Lorentz contraction of a rod is possible only if the rod’s world path is a real four-dimensional object. This result demonstrates that special relativity does require reality at the macroscopic level to be a four-dimensional world represented by Minkowski spacetime.
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|Keywords:||Lorentz contraction, Minkowski spacetime|
|Subjects:||Specific Sciences > Physics|
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
|Depositing User:||Vesselin Petkov|
|Date Deposited:||02 Jun 2003|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:11|
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