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Has Relativity Mathematically Failed?

  1. Dec 25, 2004 #1
    I found this link that says it has. My math is not strong enough to prove it wrong. Could someone tell me if this is true?

    http://members.aol.com/crebigsol/awards.htm :rolleyes:
     
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  3. Dec 25, 2004 #2

    Hurkyl

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    't'aint true.
     
  4. Dec 25, 2004 #3

    Integral

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    So all you have to do to convince the person offering the award is to convince him that his is wrong. Do to that you would have to teach him mathematics and physics from the ground up. Chances are that he is not only not interested in learning, but incapable as well. He would not change his opinion if you flew a length contracted Titanic through his house.

    This sounds like a topic for Debunking.
     
  5. Dec 25, 2004 #4

    Hurkyl

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    Maybe I'm just a hopeless optimist, but I like to think they're capable of learning -- they're just too stubborn.
     
  6. Dec 25, 2004 #5
    Yes, you are. If it means losing $50,000, I imagine nothing will change his mind. That seems to be the problem with all these awards: It's possible to set them up so they're almost impossible to prove.

    That website, btw, was put up in 1996. I'm guessing nobody was able to prove him wrong, at least not to his satisfaction.
     
  7. Dec 25, 2004 #6

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    Well I'd like my 15 minutes that I wasted reading the crap hosted on that site back please
     
  8. Dec 25, 2004 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    No doubt about it - this is nonsense.

    One fifteen minute credit for each reader is available in the lobby. :biggrin:
     
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