Special relativity and the Lorentz sphere
作者: Stephen J. Crothers
刊名: Physics Essays, 2020, Vol.33 (1), pp.15-22
来源数据库: Physics Essays
DOI: 10.4006/0836-1398-33.1.15
原始语种摘要: The special theory of relativity demands, by Einstein's two postulates (i) the principle of relativity and (ii) the constancy of the speed of light in vacuum, that a spherical wave of light in one inertial system transforms, via the Lorentz transformation, into a spherical wave of light (the Lorentz sphere) in another inertial system when the systems are in constant relative rectilinear motion. However, the Lorentz transformation in fact transforms a spherical wave of light into a translated ellipsoidal wave of light even though the speed of light in vacuum is invariant. The special theory of relativity is logically inconsistent and therefore invalid.
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • relativity 相对性
  • sphere 
  • rectilinear 直线的
  • constancy 稳定性
  • invariant 不变量
  • light 
  • spherical 球的
  • transformation 变换
  • vacuum 真空
  • motion 运动