Foundations of Physics

, Volume 10, Issue 9–10, pp 811–817 | Cite as

Do Metric Standards Contract?—A reply to Cantoni

  • T. E. PhippsJr.


The Ehrenfest paradox is reviewed in order to categorize classes of “resolution” that are logically at least semiconsistent. Cantoni's candidate is analyzed with reference to such a taxonomy of resolutions.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. PhippsJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Surface Weapons CenterWhite Oak

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