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Re: Is every physical property relative?
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Dec 16, 2012 5:28 AM


On 12/15/12 10:08 PM, Tom Potter wrote: > "Sam Wormley"<swormley1@gmail.com> wrote in message >> >> 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...
Wrong tool, Potter!



