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Does an intrinsic time dilatation really exist?


De Mees, Thierry


Research Papers


Relativity Theory



Date Published:

January 17, 2017




cesium clocks, relativity, accuracy, drift-rate, Special Relativity Theory, time dilatation


In this paper, we analyze the validity of the common belief in modern science that an intrinsic time dilatation would exist, i.e. that time effectively dilates with speed and not just the ticking rate of the clocks that measure it. I start from the Special Relativity theory and I analyze if it is theoretically possible to obtain an intrinsic time dilatation. Furthermore, I analyze the context of the Hafele–Keating experiment, which used atomic clocks and the Special Relativity theory to calculate the time rates. Finally, I analyze what is at the origin of the time dilatations that are measured in atomic clocks.


M. Zaman Akil(Al Dubaiyh, Kuwait):
From M. Zaman Akil, Kuwait, [email protected]
Thank you Dr De Mees! Normal Mechanical. Digital and even Atomic clocks run slower on a faster relative frame because of physical (not mathematical!) reasons that cause them to do so. Because length and inertia increase on the relatively faster frame due to added kinetic energy, the acceleration is reduced and we end up with slower time devices. All these STR arguments for the intrinsic dilation of time and length contraction are wild, imaginative and non-commonsensical hypotheses that were unfortunately introduced by famous reputable scientists and mathematicians against what can be perceived logically by clear thinking minds! The sensible solution is to keep to a Universal Time Clock duration and dating system by observers from Earth on all relative frames in the Universe. Obviously, observers originating on other planets and moving frames start with a more convenient local UTC systems which can be different from us on mother Earth!!

Posted: January 26, 2017 @ 4:35:50 am
Gottfried J. Gutsche(Mississauga, Ontario, Canada):
Congratulation, again a fine enjoyable analysis. I would also add: electrons in electric circuits have an intrinsic mass! is this mass magnitude being considered in the context of the chronometer clock design and do clocks at the speed of light need a design in compliance of the chronometer clock physics? best regards from Gottfried

Posted: January 19, 2017 @ 4:21:52 pm

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