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Galilean and Lorentz transformation

  1. Oct 31, 2011 #1
    1. What is the limitation of the Galilean transformation?



    2. What are difference between Lorentz transformation and Galilean transformation?
     
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2011
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 1, 2011 #2
    Galilean doesn't work when objects move close to the speed of light, and Lorentz does because it has relativistic factors for time and length dilation.
     
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