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EINSTEINS GENERAL THEORY RELATIVITY [1 record]

Record 1 1995-11-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Mathematics
CONT

Relativity theory (general). Generalization of special relativity theory ... to relate the measurements of observers who are accelerated relative to each other and hence no longer in an inertial system. The fundamental postulate is the principle of "equivalence" from which may be deduced the equality of the inertial mass and gravitational mass of a system.

CONT

Einstein's general theory of relativity is based on the assumption that inertial and gravitational mass are equivalent and indistinguishable - the so-called principle of equivalence.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Relativité (Physique)
  • Mathématiques
CONT

[...] le principe de la relativité générale fut énoncé par Einstein sous la forme suivante : «Tous les corps de référence, quel que soit leur état de mouvement, sont équivalents pour la description de la nature [...]». [...] Le principe de la relativité générale équivaut en fait à réfuter l'existence de mouvements absolus.

Spanish

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