Could SR not be built from only one postulate?

1. Jun 19, 2014

stevendaryl

Staff Emeritus
Yes, you're right. I can't find my copy of Jackson, so I'm not sure what the alternative theory is that reduces to Coulomb's law in the nonrelativistic limit.

2. Jun 19, 2014

bhobba

3. Jun 21, 2014

Meir Achuz

The 4D divergence theorem