Einstein's special theory of relativity


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Noun1.Einstein's special theory of relativity - a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems
Einstein's theory of relativity, relativity, relativity theory, theory of relativity - (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
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It's worth adding that Essen argued vehemently against the idea of absolute light speed, put forth in Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity.
Einstein's special theory of relativity says such speeds shouldn't be attainable.
Earlier in 2007 a similar phenomenon was observed in a US laboratory but it was written off as an experimental error because according to Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity it was impossible.
Because Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity holds that the speed of light is a constant that cannot be exceeded, the result from CERN would require that many ideas about physics developed over the past 100 years be revised or abandoned.
In Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, which underpins the current view of how the universe works, nothing can travel faster than light -- 300,000 kms, or 186,000 miles, per second -- because its mass would become impossibly infinite.
Analytic Hyperbolic Geometry and Albert Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity.
That idea was dismissed more than 100 years ago with the creation of Einstein's special theory of relativity.
It first left the realm of science fiction with the prediction in Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity of 'time dilation', the fact that time is not absolute but depends on the relative motion of observers.
the story of the development of mechanics from Galileo to Einstein's special theory of relativity is the most remarkable story in all secular history," Crowe (emeritus, philosophy of science, U.

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