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If you are referring to "time dilation" and referring to the so-called "twin paradox", time does indeed pass more slowly for the twin traveling to a distant star and back. The reason why some people erroneously think that time on Earth would pass more slowly from the perspective of the spaceship traveler is due to a mis-application of simplified time dilation equations rather than using the more accurate Lorentz transformations, as explained in this video:
originally posted by: glend
So why doesn't time slow down for people on earth instead the occupants on the spacecraft. Only if rime dilution is relevant to underlying aether can it make sense,
I suppose the math is simpler with the absolute theory, but I think you also understand that while perhaps more complex, the math also works for the non-aether relativity model according to experiments performed so far.
originally posted by: delbertlarson
a reply to: glend
My thoughts on space time can be found in detail at this link. The short answer to your question is that the Absolute Theories (both mine and that of Lorentz) postulate a time dilation with respect to the aether, in agreement with what you think makes the most sense.
That is the relevant question, and the answer of course is that it would probably take an unambiguous experimental result to point the scientific community toward different models than the current consensus models. I think Delbert Larson suggested a length contraction experiment as one possibility?
originally posted by: glend
a reply to: delbertlarson
Hats off, obviously an amazing amount of research and thinking went into your papers but I wonder what is the key to persuade the scientific community that einsteins theories are just observational qualities of the underlying aether
From Arbitrageur:
If you are referring to "time dilation" and referring to the so-called "twin paradox", time does indeed pass more slowly for the twin traveling to a distant star and back. The reason why some people erroneously think that time on Earth would pass more slowly from the perspective of the spaceship traveler is due to a mis-application of simplified time dilation equations rather than using the more accurate Lorentz transformations, as explained in this video
If you view the time dilation due to acceleration as a gravitational acceleration (principle of equivalence) and then do the calculations, the results obtained for both the clock on the earth as well as the clock on the spaceship agree."
I suppose the math is simpler with the absolute theory, but I think you also understand that while perhaps more complex, the math also works for the non-aether relativity model according to experiments performed so far.
Hats off, obviously an amazing amount of research and thinking went into your papers but I wonder what is the key to persuade the scientific community that einsteins theories are just observational qualities of the underlying aether
That is the relevant question, and the answer of course is that it would probably take an unambiguous experimental result to point the scientific community toward different models than the current consensus models. I think Delbert Larson suggested a length contraction experiment as one possibility?
originally posted by: Arbitrageur
originally posted by: glend
a reply to: Arbitrageur
Thanks Arbitrageur but that video was as clear as mud. My mind cannot see any reason why a spaceship (A) travelling away from Planet (B) (velocity A>B) was not equivalent to Velocity (B>A) by simply changing ones perspective that the earth was also speeding away from the spacecraft until I read the following gem....
If we hypothesize that mass is really just denser twisted spacetime then we could speculate that its the density of spacetime that really slows time. With gravity only being an illusion. It would then make perfect sense why velocity through spacetime would also slow time. As velocity through any medium also increases its density. Its all my neuron deficient mind can accept without blowing a fuse so try be sympathetic!
originally posted by: KrzYma
a reply to: delbertlarson
question:
as far as I understand that, an electric charge is a region in Eather that is "injected" with "energy" to form an electric charge ? am I right ?