**Category:**

Research Papers

**Sub-Category:**

Relativity Theory

**Date Published:**

January 27, 2020

**Keywords:**

Relativity, Time Dilation, Length contraction, Acceleration, Constant velocity, Lorentz, Einstein, Reference Frames

**Abstract:**

Whether length contraction is 'real' or perhaps just a 'perception' is the focus of this paper.
I offer several hypothetical, but practical ideas, in order to get to grips with this conundrum; demonstrating that the Lorentz Transformation does not provide an acceptable substantiation of length contraction, because it has been consistently, mathematically, misused. This essay follows on from my previous paper; "Physics; a conjuring trick with Space and Time."

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