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Petkov, Vesselin

Relativity and the Nature of Spacetime

Petkov, Vesselin - Relativity and the Nature of Spacetime, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

Part I. From Galileo to Minkowski

2. On the Impossibility of Detecting Uniform Motion

3. Exploring the Internal Logic of Galileo’s Principle of Relativity

4. Relativity in Euclidean Space and in Spacetime

Part II. On the Nature of Spacetime: Conceptual and Philosophical Issues

5. Relativity and the Dimensionality of the World: Spacetime Is Real

6. Quantum Mechanics and the Nature of Spacetime

7. The Nature of Spacetime and Validity of Scientific Theories

Part III. Spacetime, Non-Inertial Reference Frames, and Inertia

8. Propagation of Light in Non-Inertial Reference Frames

9. Calculating the Electric Field of a Charge in a Non-Inertial Reference Frame

10. Inertia as a Manifestation of the Reality of Spacetime

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Physics SCI055000

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783540277002

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