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It should be mentioned, however, that FitzGerald and Lorentz (1892) explained

the null result while still retaining the ether ... 11.2 The Postulates of Special

Relativity and the

...

It should be mentioned, however, that FitzGerald and Lorentz (1892) explained

the null result while still retaining the ether ... 11.2 The Postulates of Special

Relativity and the

**Lorentz Transformation**In 1904 Lorentz showed that Maxwell's...

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is an invariant under

that

or, more correctly, are orthogonal transformations in four dimensions.

is an invariant under

**Lorentz transformations**. This is then exactly the requirementthat

**Lorentz transformations**are rotations in a four-dimensional Euclidean spaceor, more correctly, are orthogonal transformations in four dimensions.

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Sometimes a graphical display of

time variable x0 = ct, rather than xt. This is called a Minkowski diagram and has

the virtue of dealing with real quantities. It has the major disadvantage that the ...

Sometimes a graphical display of

**Lorentz transformations**is made using a realtime variable x0 = ct, rather than xt. This is called a Minkowski diagram and has

the virtue of dealing with real quantities. It has the major disadvantage that the ...

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

Scalar potential | 7 |

Greens theorem | 14 |

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