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Relativity without tears

@article{Silagadze2007RelativityWT,
  title={Relativity without tears},
  author={Zurab K. Silagadze},
  journal={arXiv: Physics Education},
  year={2007}
}
  • Z. Silagadze
  • Published 7 August 2007
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Physics Education
Special relativity is no longer a new revolutionary theory but a firmly established cornerstone of modern physics. The teaching of special relativity, however, still follows its presentation as it unfolded historically, trying to convince the audience of this teaching that Newtonian physics is natural but incorrect and special relativity is its paradoxical but correct amendment. I argue in this article in favor of logical instead of historical trend in teaching of relativity and that special… 

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