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Relativistic terminology

  1. Jan 7, 2007 #1
    if for non-proper time interval we can use coordinate time interval what could we use instead of non-proper length.
    thanks for the help?
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  3. Jan 9, 2007 #2


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    "Contracted Length" is often used in SR for a length measured by an observer in relative motion to whatever is being measured.
  4. Jan 9, 2007 #3
    Hawkins uses "space-like" dimensions to describe early time dimenstions--at the initial big bang stage.
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