# Also Re: Special Relativity

Ian Goddard (igoddard@netkonnect.net)
Tue, 23 Jun 1998 22:22:36 -0400

Ian Goddard <igoddard@netkonnect.net> wrote:

> A filled out this chart of all differences:
>
> (AA) Difference between A and A = 0
> (AB) Difference between A and B = A is 1 larger
> (BA) Difference between B and A = B is -1 smaller
> (BB) Difference between B and B = 0
>
> Observer B measured these differences:
>
> (AA) Difference between A and A = 0
> (AB) Difference between A and B = A is -1 smaller
> (BA) Difference between B and A = B is 1 larger
> (BB) Difference between B and B = 0

IAN: Those measures are of things seen NOW
relative to things seen NOW. If we measure
NOW against PAST (in the scenario previously
cited) we have twice as many valid measurements
made by each observer, since we are now measuring
also across time. We thus have the following:

The "'" placed after a letter = present time,
such that "A = A in past," and " A' = A now "

All 8 Valid Measurements Made by Observer A

(AA') Difference between A and A' = 0 (old-A same as now-A)
(AB') Difference between A and B' = 1 (old-A larger than now-B)
(BA') Difference between B and A' = -1 (old-B smaller than now-A)
(BB') Difference between B and B' = 1 (old-B larger than now-B)

(A'A) Difference between A' and A = 0 (now-A same as old-A)
(A'B) Difference between A' and B = 1 (now-A larger than old-B)
(B'A) Difference between B' and A = -1 (now-B smaller than old-A)
(B'B) Difference between B' and B = -1 (now-B smaller than old-B)

Notice that in the first 4 we get an asymmetry,
two positives and one negative, but when we have
all measurements, we see that net difference = 0.

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