Clock and Rods—Or Something More Fundamental?

@article{Roscoe2002ClockAR,
  title={Clock and Rods—Or Something More Fundamental?},
  author={David F. Roscoe},
  journal={General Relativity and Gravitation},
  year={2002},
  volume={34},
  pages={577-603}
}
  • D. Roscoe
  • Published 2002
  • Physics
  • General Relativity and Gravitation
AbstractThis paper is essentially a speculation on the realization of Mach's Principle, and we came to the details of the present analysis via the formulation of two questions: (a) Can a globally inertial space & time be associated with a non-trivial global matter distribution? (b) If so, what are the general properties of such a global distribution? These questions are addressed within the context of an extremely simple model universe consisting of particles possessing only the property of… 
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