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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 595–598 | Cite as

Can Einstein's definition of simultaneity be considered a convention?

  • R. De Ritis
  • S. Guccione
Research Articles

Abstract

We give an easy way of falsifying the Reichenbach-Grümbaum conventionalist interpretation of the definition of simultaneity of distant events.

Keywords

Differential Geometry Distant Event Conventionalist Interpretation 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. De Ritis
    • 1
  • S. Guccione
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica TeoricaINFN Sezione di NapoliNapoliItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Fisica Teorica dell'UniversitàNapoli

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