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Apparent Simultaneity

Ben-Yami, Hanoch (2007) Apparent Simultaneity. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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I develop Special Relativity with backward-light-cone simultaneity, which I call, for reasons made clear in the paper, 'Apparent Simultaneity'. In the first section I show some advantages of this approach. I then develop the kinematics in the second section. In the third section I apply the approach to the Twins Paradox: I show how it removes the paradox, and I explain why the paradox was a result of an artificial symmetry introduced into the description of the process by Einstein’s simultaneity definition. In the fourth section I discuss some aspects of dynamics. I conclude, in a fifth section, with a discussion of the nature of light, suggesting that transmission of light energy is a form of action at a distance.


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Ben-Yami, Hanoch
Keywords: Special Relativity; Simultaneity; Twin Paradox; Light
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Hanoch Ben-Yami
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:15
Item ID: 3260
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3260

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