is a boost a rotation of a four vector?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

if the boost rotates an object more into the time dimension, ywo things happen:

it's velocity increases.

it's length contract in the direction of its motion.

does this make sense?

thanks!

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# Time a fourth dimension? is a boost a rotation?

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