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Homework Help: Mechanics problem

  1. Feb 24, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Assuming we used Hamilton's Principle to obtain the most general form of the Doppler shift for light. We said that it better be that kaua≠0. Show that this is the case.

    (Use local Minkowski coordinates)

    2. Relevant equations

    Doppler shift equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I am still trying to understand the re-derivation of the Doppler shift for light.
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