Relativity and Cosmology

   

How Many Postulates is Special Relativity Based Upon ?

Authors: Yevgeny B. Karasik

It is shown that in addition to the two well known postulates of special relativity, namely the constancy of the speed of light in any inertial frame of reference and the principle of relativity, there is a third postulate special relativity is based upon. This postulate is the assumption that it is possible to synchronize clocks located at different points of the same inertial frame of reference. This assumption implies that common time exists for all points of the same inertial frame of reference, which can be considered as another formulation of the same postulate.

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