Unintended? humor?

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Unintended?? humor?

An exchange from SR forum (couldn't respond without getting in trouble):

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Re: Levi-Civita symbol
Originally Posted by clem View Post

A pseudotensor has the determinant of the LT included in its transformation.
This gives a minus sign compare to the transformation of a true tensor.
If a pseudotensor is combined with another pseudotensor, the determinant is squared and always gives +1.

What does LT stand for? Thank you!



Re: Levi-Civita symbol
Lorentz Transformation, or Leprous Tyrannosaurus. I think here the first one is ment.


Re: Levi-Civita symbol
Originally Posted by haushofer View Post

Lorentz Transformation, or Leprous Tyrannosaurus. I think here the first one is ment.

Should be the first one. Is the second one an English name?
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https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=567872
 

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And what I wanted to respond was:

Yes, its a common nickname for an MP.
 
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I think both the posts
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Re: Levi-Civita symbol
Lorentz Transformation, or Leprous Tyrannosaurus. I think here the first one is ment.


Re: Levi-Civita symbol
Originally Posted by haushofer View Post

Lorentz Transformation, or Leprous Tyrannosaurus. I think here the first one is ment.

Should be the first one. Is the second one an English name?
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The first one obviously, and the second making a comment on some of the bizarre names that now appear.
 

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