Researcher Investigates the Basis of Einstein's First Approximation in the Theory of Relativity

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 10:21 in Physics & Chemistry

( -- In his discussion of accelerated motion on page 60 of The Meaning of Relativity, Albert Einstein made an approximation that allowed him to develop the theory of relativity further. Einstein apparently never had the opportunity to check his original approximation. Now, a University of Missouri physicist has uncovered some clues about the basis of Einstein's theories and presented a more general approximation, which may better link quantum physics with classical physics.

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