Lorentz Transformations And Time Dilation Do Not Verify Reality

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2020     |     PP. 49-60      |     PDF (190 K)    |     Pub. Date: August 12, 2020
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Author(s)

Jan Slowak, Huskvarna, Sweden

Abstract
The special theory of relativity deals with, inter alia, how two inertial reference systems refer to each other, how the coordinates of events in one of the two reference systems can be calculated using the events coordinates from the other reference system. For this, Lorentz's transformations are used which form the basis of the whole special theory of relativity. One of the consequences of the special theory of relativity is the time dilation which states that the time in the reference system in motion is dependent on the speed at which the system moves. In this paper we analyze how Lorentz transformations and time dilation relate to each other and that they do not verify reality. We come to this conclusion by first doing a mathematical verification of Lorentz transformations. We do a logical analysis by using thought experiments. Using these thought experiments, we make a mathematical model of reality. Then, on this mathematical model, we apply the formulas for Lorentz transformations and the formula for time dilation. This analysis leads to contradiction with the conditions of origin. From here, we conclude that Lorentz transformations and time dilation are not self-consistent!

Keywords
Special Relativity, Lorentz Transformations, Time dilation, Reality

Cite this paper
Jan Slowak, Lorentz Transformations And Time Dilation Do Not Verify Reality , SCIREA Journal of Physics. Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2020 | PP. 49-60.

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