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A question about the relativity

  1. Jul 16, 2008 #1
    are you Supported Einstein in his Theory of relativity?and why?
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  3. Jul 16, 2008 #2


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    You mean, is there any physicist in his right mind rejecting Einsteins theory, on which all our modern theories are based and who are experimentally almost the most accurately verified theories we have?

    If there are any, I am not one of them :smile:
  4. Jul 16, 2008 #3
    Yes because with a little time and effort i am beginning to understand it.

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    Yes, because it is incredibly well supported by experimental evidence.
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  7. Jul 16, 2008 #6
    What is experimentally verified is time dilation - this leads to other consequences such as the increase in mass with velocity, E= mc^2 etc. But there are several other theoies that lead to the same result e.g., LET, MLET, LR, Inertial Transforms and maybe some others. Its good to keep an open mind to the possibility that SR may not be the way nature works even though it has survived the tests to which it has been put. Near the end of his life Einstein expressed his own doubts.
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