Flat Minkowski Space-Time Manifold M4 and Tensor Fields
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The space-time of events in special relativity is assumed to be a flat differentiable manifold M4. Therefore, we shall go briefly through the definitions of a four-dimensional manifold.
KeywordsDifferentiable Manifold Separation Function Twin Paradox Continuous Vector Field Differentiable Curve
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