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Sobre la evidencia empírica de la Relatividad Especial


Leon, Antonio


Research Papers


Relativity Theory



Date Published:

November 26, 2022




symmetry of relativistic deformations, universality of relativistic deformations, acausal deformations, apparent deformations, spacetime continuum, discrete space-time, relativistic pendulum, relativistic elasticity


Desde una perspectiva inusual, en este artículo se examina la confirmación experimental de las deformaciones espacio-temporales previstas por la relatividad especial. Una perspectiva que incluye tres aspectos críticos relevantes: la necesaria simetría (nunca verificada) de las confirmaciones experimentales; la universalidad de las deformaciones relativistas, siempre sospechosamente independientes de la naturaleza física y química de los objetos deformados o alterados (por ejemplo, reglas y relojes); y la ausencia de causas físicas directas de esas deformaciones y alteraciones, siendo la única causa el hecho de que los objetos deformados o alterados se observan siempre en movimiento uniforme. Aparte de recordar que tales confirmaciones experimentales podrían estar también confirmando otras teorías (por ejemplo la teoría de H. Ives del espacio y el tiempo absolutos), se considera aquí la posibilidad de que las deformaciones espacio-temporales relativistas observadas y medidas sean solo deformaciones aparentes, como es el caso de las deformaciones refractivas; o que sean la consecuencia de realizar observaciones y mediciones en un espacio-tiempo supuestamente continuo pero que en realidad es discreto (discontinuo). En todo caso,...

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