Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R - Laws of Physics are Frame-Independent, 3rd Edition
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R1) The Principle of RelativityR2) Coordinate TimeR3) The Spacetime IntervalR4) Proper TimeR5) Coordinate TransformationsR6) Lorentz ContractionR7) The Cosmic Speed LimitR8) Four-MomentumR9) Conservation of Four-MomentumAppendix RA - Converting Equations to SI UnitsAppendix RB - The Relativistic Doppler Effect
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