Hi guys, I'm reading a text regarding different possible ways of synchronizing clocks in an inertial frame, so maybe somebody could help me with some details. The standard ways, the Einstein synchronisation, is characterized by the synchronisation parameter which is 1/2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Since I've red that basically we can put any number between 0 and 1 instead of 1/2 as a paremeter, can somebody explain to me what kinds of differences arise in simultaneity while using different synchronisation methods, compared to the Einstein method, maybe with a space time diagram so I can figure out what is really meant by the oftenly used sentence 'we may synchronise the clocks the way we like'.

Thanks in advance.

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# Differences between different simultaneity conventions

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