Special Relativity: Algebraic Point of View

  • Yair ShapiraEmail author


To model static shapes in the plane, the ancient Greeks introduced Euclidean geometry. To model motion, on the other hand, Newton added a new time axis, perpendicular to the plane. This may help model a force, applied to an object from the outside to accelerate its original motion.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTechnion, Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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