[FoRK] Relativistic "twin paradox" resolved?
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Wed Feb 21 06:57:59 PST 2007
On Feb 20, 2007, at 5:25 PM, Albert S. wrote:
> You're not suggesting that Mach's principle accounts
> for the time dilation in the twin paradox are you?
Not speaking for Kak or Turpin, but...
Kak's approach is to formulate a Mach's principle-like concept
probabilistically, with respect to universal isotropy. It's not
ordinary Machian frame dragging, and doesn't require a spinning
Just to be precise: the twin paradox isn't about the time dilation
effect itself, but rather the choice of reference frame to regard as
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