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**Author:**

Bass, Peter G

**Category:**

Research Papers

**Sub-Category:**

Relativity Theory

**Language:**

English

**Date Published:**

December 19, 2019

**Downloads:**

33

**Keywords:**

Ehrenfest, Fitzgerald Length, Velocity of Light.

**Abstract:**

This paper, via the application of the Special Theory of Relativity, provides a physical and mathematical solution to (i) the value of the velocity of light, (ii) the contraction of the length of a rod in motion in the direction of its length with a relativistic velocity, and (iii) the Ehrenfest Paradox concerning the contraction of the circumference of the perimeter of a spinning disc.

SRT is completely erroneous since it is based on the wrong kind of transformations: they have lost the scale factor characterizing the Doppler effect. First, Lorentz considered a more general form of transformations (with a scale factor), but then he, and also Poincare and Einstein equated it 1 without proper grounds. Their form was artificially narrowed, the formulas became incorrect. This led to a logical contradiction of the theory, to unsolvable paradoxes. Accordingly, GRT is also incorrect.

For more details, see my brochure "Memoir on the Theory of Relativity and Unified Field Theory" (2000):

http://vixra.org/abs/1802.0136

For more details, see my brochure "Memoir on the Theory of Relativity and Unified Field Theory" (2000):

http://vixra.org/abs/1802.0136

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