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enWhat's so special about special relativity?
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Hardeep Aiden </div>
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Most of us are aware that Einstein proved that everything was relative ... or something like that. But we go no further, believing that we aren't clever enough to understand what he did. <b>Hardeep Aiden</b> sets out to persuade readers that they too can understand an idea as elegantly simple as it was original. </div>
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<div class="pub_date">September 2005</div>
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<p><i>Mention Einstein and most people will be intimidated, assuming that they would need a degree in advanced physics to understand his work. But in fact the beauty of Special Relativity lies in its simplicity, which makes it one of the best-kept secrets in all of science.</i></p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/whats-so-special-about-special-relativity" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/whats-so-special-about-special-relativity#comments36Einsteininertial framemuonrelative velocityrelativityspecial relativitytime dilationtwin paradoxWed, 31 Aug 2005 23:00:00 +0000plusadmin2270 at http://plus.maths.org/content