Some Remarks on the Space-Time of Newton and Einstein

Graham Stanley Hall

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This paper presents an informal discussion of the space and time of classical Newtonian theory and of the space-time of Einstein’s special relativity theory, together with a comparison of them. The essential reason for the (1+3)- dimensionality of classical theory and the 4D of special relativity is described.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRelativity and the Dimensionality of the World
EditorsVesselin Petkov
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781402063183
ISBN (Print)9781402063176
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameFundamental Theories of Physics
PublisherSpringer Netherlands


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