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Re: Is every physical property relative?
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Dec 15, 2012 11:08 PM


"Sam Wormley" <swormley1@gmail.com> wrote in message news:38ednQlvEPxdFHNnZ2dnUVZ_gadnZ2d@giganews.com... > On 12/15/12 3:10 PM, Victor Porton wrote: >> From my blog: >> >> http://portonmath.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/completerelativitytheory/ >> >> Disclaimer: I am not a physicist. >> >> Einstein has discovered that some physical properties are relative. > > We have two major physical theories that do a remarkably good job > of modeling physical reality. Einstein's relativity and the quantum > mechanics. > > I say remarkable in that there has never been an observation that > contracts a prediction of relativity or the quantum mechanics. It > is important to note that different observers may not see the same > order of event or the same outcomes, yet those measurements are > real, accurately describing the behavior of nature.
Sammy, why don't you demonstrate the power and utility of Relativity, by using it to compute the shape of the Earth, and a free tides as Newton did using his old system and hand calculations?
 Tom Potter http://tompotter.tel https://tdp1001.jux.com http://warpto.us



