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On the Contradictions of Relativity of Simultaneity and the Synchronism of Clocks

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It is shown that the Theory of Special Relativity is not a theory free of contradictions. Putting apart our ingenious idea about clocks in a point (infinitesimal clocks), it is proved there are contradictions deriving from the synchronism of clocks. Other contradictions refer to the concept of relativity of simultaneity. One of these contradictions is proved through the idea of idealized experience: a simultaneous emission of two photons. Simultaneity related to an inertial frame of reference (inertial system) considered in movement, but whose system in movement stops moving between the first and the second emissions with respect to the steadied system (stationary system), ending up the experience “beforehand”. Only one photon would have been emitted with respect to the system in movement, which would make our prior hypotheses contradictory.


International Frontier Science Letters (Volume 1)
V. M. dos Santos Godoi "On the Contradictions of Relativity of Simultaneity and the Synchronism of Clocks", International Frontier Science Letters, Vol. 1, pp. 47-63, 2014
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