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A note on Dolby and Gull on radar time and the twin 'paradox'

Abstract:
Recently a suggestion has been made that standard textbook representations of hypersurfaces of simultaneity for the travelling twin in the twin 'paradox' are incorrect. This suggestion is false: the standard textbooks are in agreement with a proper understanding of the relativity of simultaneity.
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10.1119/1.1994855

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Author
Publisher:
American Association of Physics Teachers Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Physics Journal website
Volume:
73
Issue:
10
Pages:
976–979
Publication date:
2005-10-01
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0002-9505
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English
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ora:1655
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2008-03-14

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