Would Superluminal Influences Violate the Principle of Relativity

  title={Would Superluminal Influences Violate the Principle of Relativity},
  author={Kent A. Peacock},
It continues to be alleged that superluminal influences of any sort would be inconsistent with special relativity for the following three reasons: (i) they would imply the existence of a ‘distinguished’ frame; (ii) they would allow the detection of absolute motion; and (iii) they would violate the relativity of simultaneity. This paper shows that the first two objections rest upon very elementary misunderstandings of Minkowski geometry and on lingering Newtonian intuitions about instantaneity… 

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