Monthly Archives: December 2011

Transformations between inertial systems of reference (download:-)

One can derive the Lorentz transformations without specific using the second postulate of relativity. You can find it in this document: Transformations between inertial systems of reference. Ok it is still a draft:-) Hope you enjoy it! Advertisements

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Raising the power of a 2×2 matrix

The main question here is: given a matrix then what is ? Given is the matrix (1) . . . . It is clear that This can be written as . Note that and . We shall write and . … Continue reading

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