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Spacetime Diagrams

  1. Apr 12, 2010 #1
    Suppose you have an question like:

    "In the t-x spacetime diagram of O, draw the basis vectors [tex] \vec{e}_0 [/tex] and [tex] \vec{e}_1 [/tex] Draw the corresponding basis vectors of [tex] \bar{O} [/tex], who moves with speed 0.6 in the positive x direction relative to O. Draw the corresponding basis vectors of [tex]\underline{O} [/tex], who moves with speed 0.6 in the positive x direction relative to [tex] \bar{O} [/tex]."

    I know how to solve this just by drawing the [tex] \bar{t} [/tex] axis and then drawing null lines from two points [tex] -a, a [/tex] finding where they intersect and drawing a line from that point through the origin. Anyways, I was just wondering if there was a quicker way to address such problems.
     
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  3. Apr 12, 2010 #2
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