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From Time Dilation to E0 = mc2

  • Péter HraskóEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Physics book series (SpringerBriefs in Physics)

Abstract

Time dilation and the relativity of simultaneity are deduced from the Doppler-effect. Lorentz contraction and the equation of motion are derived from time dilation. Mass-energy relation is proved and its popular interpretation is critically examined.

Keywords

Reference frames Time Simultaneity Contraction Mass Energy 

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© Péter Hraskó 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PécsPécsHungary

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