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Underwater Relativity

These animations demonstrate how the transformations of Special Relativity arise from the (classical) wave nature of matter. The Lorentz transformations are built up by analyzing sonar waves emitted from underwater submarines.

1.  UnderwaterRelativity\TimeDilation.swf

2.  UnderwaterRelativity\Velocity.swf

3.  UnderwaterRelativity\PerpendicularLength.swf

4.  UnderwaterRelativity\ParallelLength.swf

5.  UnderwaterRelativity\MatterWaves.swf

6.  UnderwaterRelativity\Discussion.swf


Created: 27 February 2006;  Last updated: 08 January 2007

Copyright 2006-2007  Robert A. Close