On 1/3/2014 7:24 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Edgar L. Owen <edgaro...@att.net
If the acceleration is the same, the slowing of clock time will be the
Doesn't matter where it is. Or equivalently (by the principle of
could be standing 'still' in a strong gravitational field.
Okay but this is certainly not what happens. If you spent 4 minutes accelerating and
came back, there would not be a 4 year age difference when Pam returned.
Right. Edgar is just wrong. The same applies to the gravitational field. The time
dilatation is purely a geometrical effect. Lewis Carroll Epstein's little book,
"Relativity Visualized" provides a nice explanation and examples.
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