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Question about the relativity of time and space

  1. Aug 1, 2012 #1
    Is time relative to space, or space to time?!
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  3. Aug 1, 2012 #2


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    No. To quote Einstein, "We live in a four dimensional space-time continuum"
    The various dimensions do not affect one another just as the length of a piece of paper in the "x- direction" does not change its length in the "y-direction".
  4. Aug 1, 2012 #3

    There is no space, there is only spacetime and spacetime is relative to the observer's frame of reference.
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