Foundations of Special Relativity Theory

  • J. Ehlers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 702)


Any physical theory is based partly on a spacetime structure, which is needed to locate events (= spacetime points) and to provide a domain of definition for variables describing particles and fields.


Light Cone Inertial Frame Free Particle Minkowski Spacetime Spacetime Structure 
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  • J. Ehlers
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  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert–Einstein–Institute)GolmGermany

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