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Kerr Spacetime

Fermi-Walker Transport in Kerr Spacetime

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In the last two posts in this series, we developed some tools…
Minkowski_Spacetime_2

Fermi-Walker Transport in Schwarzschild Spacetime

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In the first post in this series, we introduced the concepts…
Minkowski Spacetime

How to Study Fermi-Walker Transport in Minkowski Spacetime

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This is the first of several posts that will develop some mathematical…
ridler_motion

Rindler Motion in Special Relativity: Hyperbolic Trajectories

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Introduction: Why Rindler Motion? When students learn relativity,…
classicalphysics

"Classical Physics Is Wrong" Fallacy

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One of the common questions or comments we get on PF is the claim…
Precessionrelaitivity

Precession in Special and General Relativity

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The Absolute Derivative In relativity we typically deal with…
speedoflight1

The Speed of Light and Galilean Relativity

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Introduction In this article I will discuss some experiments…
gravity

Understanding the General Relativity View of Gravity on Earth

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Often students have difficulty reconciling the General Relativity…