"Sam Wormley" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:38ednQlvEPx-dFHNnZ2dnUVZ_gadnZ2d@giganews.com... > On 12/15/12 3:10 PM, Victor Porton wrote: >> From my blog: >> >> http://portonmath.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/complete-relativity-theory/ >> >> 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?