Activity: Lorentz transformations

IB Physics: Activity: Lorentz transformations

We have been considering two frames of reference starting together then moving apart with relative velocity v. We define measurements made by observer A (frame S) to be x and t and those made by B frame S") to be x" and t".The Galilean transformation for position is x" = x - vt . This didn"t work because it gave a different value for c in two frames of reference. To fix this we can multiply by a constant, γ then find...

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