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please explain what's the difference between "spacetime" and, space and time ?

i heard space has it's own properties and time has it's own properties but "spacetime" has completely different properties. Please explain. Thanks

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please explain what's the difference between "spacetime" and, space and time ?

i heard space has it's own properties and time has it's own properties but "spacetime" has completely different properties. Please explain. Thanks

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In special relativity, everyone agrees on the spatiotemporal distance between events [tex]c^{2} \tau^{2} = \sqrt{c^{2}t^{2} - x^{2} - y^{2} - z^{2}}[/tex] but not the spatial [tex]\Delta x =\sqrt{- x^{2} - y^{2} - z^{2}} [/tex] and temporal [tex]ct [/tex] components individually.

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Newton thought that space and time were independent, but they aren't. This interdependence is known as spacetime.

please explain what's the difference between "spacetime" and, space and time ?

i heard space has it's own properties and time has it's own properties but "spacetime" has completely different properties. Please explain. Thanks