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Did the concepts of space and time change that much with the 1905 theory of relativity?

Mario, Bacelar Valente (2011) Did the concepts of space and time change that much with the 1905 theory of relativity? [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    The advent of the 1905 theory of relativity is rightly considered as a breakthrough moment in the history of physics; in particular. it is widely accepted that it brought a new conception of space and time. The purpose of this work is to reevaluate to what point and in what sense can we consider that the conception of space and time went through a transformation when going from Newtonian mechanics to the theory of relativity.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: Einstein, theory of relativity, space, time, relativity of simultaneity,Galilean space-time, Newtonian space-time
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
    Depositing User: mario bacelar valente
    Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 13:11
    Last Modified: 27 Jan 2012 13:11
    Item ID: 8998
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8998

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