From Einstein to Whorf: Space, time, matter, and reference frames in physical and linguistic relativity

  title={From Einstein to Whorf: Space, time, matter, and reference frames in physical and linguistic relativity},
  author={Frank Heynick},
The views of space and time which I wish to lay before you have sprung from the soil of experimental physics, and t he rein lies their strength. They are radical. Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality. (H. Minkowski, address on Space and Time in Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, 1908) 

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