If distance and time can change then how can c be constant?by ChristianKing Tags: lorentz, relativity, speed of light 

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Sep710, 03:16 PM

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If distance and time can change then how can c be constant? I guess what i'm asking is how can someone prove that c=c' without relying on c in a solution such as setting the Lorentz space contraction over the Lorentz time dilation?




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Sep710, 03:23 PM

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The Lorentz transformations cancel.




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Sep710, 04:30 PM

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Sep710, 04:44 PM

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If distance and time can change then how can c be constant?
thank you



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