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Offline Fluid_thinker

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Relative Time vs Absolute Distance
« on: 07/07/2009 13:56:43 »
Einstein discussed that time is relative to the observer.

If this is the case, how come we can measure distance in absolute terms.


 

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Relative Time vs Absolute Distance
« Reply #2 on: 07/07/2009 23:37:42 »
There's also curvature of space to remember too.
 

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