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Youthfulness of the Traveling Twin in Einstein's Relativity: Non Sequitur

September 11 2017 at 4:50 AM
Pentcho Valev 

Neil deGrasse Tyson: "One of the towering great achievements of the human mind in our understanding of the universe is Einstein's theories of relativity. It makes only two assumptions: That the speed of light in a vacuum is constant no matter who is doing the measurement and no matter in what direction you are moving or how fast. You always get the same measurement for the speed of light. That's Assumption 1 which by the way the experiment has shown to be true. Assumption 2: The laws of physics are the same for all observers in uniform motion relative to one another. Those are the only two tenets that you have to buy into. Given those two tenets, extraordinary spooky phenomena derive from them. For example: As you travel faster, time ticks MORE SLOWLY FOR YOU than it does for other people who are not. The traveling twin when he comes back is only 5 years older, we have aged 110 years." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2s1-RHuljo

The opposite to "time ticks MORE SLOWLY FOR YOU" derives from the two assumptions: According to special relativity, if you are a traveler, time ticks FASTER FOR YOU (the traveling twin observes himself aging FASTER than his stationary brother):

"The situation is that a man sets off in a rocket travelling at high speed away from Earth, whilst his twin brother stays on Earth. [...] ...the twin in the spaceship considers himself to be the stationary twin, and therefore as he looks back towards Earth he sees his brother ageing more slowly than himself." http://topquark.hubpages.com/hub/Twin-Paradox

David Morin, Introduction to Classical Mechanics With Problems and Solutions, Chapter 11, p. 14: "Twin A stays on the earth, while twin B flies quickly to a distant star and back. [...] For the entire outward and return parts of the trip, B does observe A's clock running slow..." http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~djmorin/chap11.pdf

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Re: Youthfulness of the Traveling Twin in Einstein's Relativity: Non Sequitur

September 11 2017, 1:25 PM 

The youthfulness of the traveling twin is an implication of a conclusion Einstein INVALIDLY deduced in 1905 (that is, the conclusion did not follow from Einstein's 1905 postulates):

Albert Einstein, On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies, 1905: "From this there ensues the following peculiar consequence. If at the points A and B of K there are stationary clocks which, viewed in the stationary system, are synchronous; and if the clock at A is moved with the velocity v along the line AB to B, then on its arrival at B the two clocks no longer synchronize, but the clock moved from A to B lags behind the other which has remained at B by tv^2/2c^2 (up to magnitudes of fourth and higher order), t being the time occupied in the journey from A to B." http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/einstein/specrel/www/

The conclusion

"the clock moved from A to B lags behind the other which has remained at B"

does not follow from Einstein's 1905 postulates - the argument is INVALID. The following two conclusions, in contrast, VALIDLY follow from the postulates:

Conclusion 1: The clock moved from A to B lags behind the other which has remained at B, as judged from the stationary system.

Conclusion 2: The clock which has remained at B lags behind the clock moved from A to B, as judged from the moving system.

Conclusions 1 and 2 (symmetrical time dilation) in their combination give no prediction for the readings of the two clocks as they meet at B. In contrast, the INVALIDLY deduced conclusion provides a straightforward prediction - the moving clock is slow, the stationary one is FAST (asymmetrical time dilation). The idiotic "travel into the future" is a direct implication - the slowness of the moving clock means that its (moving) owner can remain virtually unchanged while sixty million years are passing for the stationary system:

Thibault Damour: "The paradigm of the special relativistic upheaval of the usual concept of time is the twin paradox. Let us emphasize that this striking example of time dilation proves that time travel (towards the future) is possible. As a gedanken experiment (if we neglect practicalities such as the technology needed for reaching velocities comparable to the velocity of light, the cost of the fuel and the capacity of the traveller to sustain high accelerations), it shows that a sentient being can jump, "within a minute" (of his experienced time) arbitrarily far in the future, say sixty million years ahead, and see, and be part of, what (will) happen then on Earth. This is a clear way of realizing that the future "already exists" (as we can experience it "in a minute")." http://www.bourbaphy.fr/damourtemps.pdf

The year 1905 can be regarded as the year of the death of physics. Science died and idiotic ideology was born. The gullible world immediately fell in love with the idiocy:

John Barrow FRS: "Einstein restored faith in the unintelligibility of science. Everyone knew that Einstein had done something important in 1905 (and again in 1915) but almost nobody could tell you exactly what it was. When Einstein was interviewed for a Dutch newspaper in 1921, he attributed his mass appeal to the mystery of his work for the ordinary person: "Does it make a silly impression on me, here and yonder, about my theories of which they cannot understand a word? I think it is funny and also interesting to observe. I am sure that it is the mystery of non-understanding that appeals to them...it impresses them, it has the colour and the appeal of the mysterious." Relativity was a fashionable notion. It promised to sweep away old absolutist notions and refurbish science with modern ideas. In art and literature too, revolutionary changes were doing away with old conventions and standards. All things were being made new. Einstein's relativity suited the mood. Nobody got very excited about Einstein's brownian motion or his photoelectric effect but relativity promised to turn the world inside out." https://plus.maths.org/content/os/issue37/features/Einstein/index

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Re: Youthfulness of the Traveling Twin in Einstein's Relativity: Non Sequitur

September 12 2017, 4:31 AM 

So special relativity predicts that either twin - stationary or traveling - finds his clocks ticking FASTER than his brother's clocks and accordingly sees himself aging FASTER than his brother. The prediction leads to absurdity but is VALIDLY deducible from Einstein's 1905 postulates so special relativity is doomed in principle.

In 1905 Einstein temporarily (for more than a century) preserved special relativity by deducing, INVALIDLY, a conclusion implying that the above prediction concerns only the stationary twin - only he finds his clocks ticking FASTER than his brother's clocks and sees himself aging FASTER than his brother. The traveling twin, in contrast, finds his clocks ticking SLOWER than his brother's clocks and accordingly sees himself aging SLOWER than his brother.

Needless to say, Einstein's sycophants have been teaching the invalidity all along:

Brian Greene: "If you're moving relative to somebody else, time for you slows down."

Jim Al-Khalili: "And, the faster you move and the longer you move at that speed, the slower your clock ticks, including your own internal biological clock, and so the slower you age - by tiny, tiny fractions of a second of course."

Neil deGrasse Tyson: "We have ways of moving into the future. That is to have time tick more slowly for you than others, who you return to later on. We've known that since 1905, Einstein's special theory of relativity, which gives the precise prescription for how time would slow down for you if you are set into motion."

Brian Cox (2:25) : "Moving clocks run slowly"

John Gribbin: "Einstein's special theory of relativity tells us how the Universe looks to an observer moving at a steady speed. Because the speed of light is the same for all such observers, moving clocks run slow..."

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Re: Youthfulness of the Traveling Twin in Einstein's Relativity: Non Sequitur

September 12 2017, 2:19 PM 

Well, you have clearly demonstrated the lack of intellect to comprehend relatively simple concepts such as heat engines. It is not surprising that you fail to understand more abstract concepts like relativity. You are simply a stupid person.

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