From 73884c965a489f53edfcf23ec4050ad0248685ce Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: bnewbold Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2016 18:55:15 -0400 Subject: tweak physics syntax --- physics/special-relativity.page | 17 +++++++++-------- 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-) (limited to 'physics/special-relativity.page') diff --git a/physics/special-relativity.page b/physics/special-relativity.page index 9d60e3c..22bc666 100644 --- a/physics/special-relativity.page +++ b/physics/special-relativity.page @@ -1,11 +1,11 @@ -Special Relativity -=========================== +--- +toc: no +title: Special Relativity +... -Warning: This is a rough work in progress!! Likely to be factual errors, - poor grammar, etc. +.. warning: This is a rough work in progress!! Likely to be factual errors, poor grammar, etc. -References: Most of this content is based on a 2002 Caltech course taught by - Kip Thorn [PH237] +.. note: Most of this content is based on a 2002 Caltech course taught by Kip Thorn [PH237] As opposed to general relativity, special relativity takes place in a *flat* Minkowski space time: a 4-space with three spatial dimensions and one time @@ -46,11 +46,12 @@ Note the negative sign in front of the time dimension. The are three types of separations: **space-like** when $(\Delta s)^2 > 0$, **null-** or **light-like** when $(\Delta s)^2 = 0$, and **time-like** when $(\Delta s)^2 < 0$. When dealing with time-like separations, ignore the -implication of an imaginary number. The difference in time $\Delta \Tau$ -is always real: ($\Delta \Tau)^2= -(\Delta s)^2$. +implication of an imaginary number. The difference in time $\Delta \mathrm{T}$ +is always real: ($\Delta \mathrm{T})^2= -(\Delta s)^2$. References ---------------- [PH237]: **Gravitational Waves** (aka ph237), a course taught by Kip Thorne at Caltech in 2002. See http://elmer.tapir.caltech.edu/ph237/ for notes and lecture videos. + -- cgit v1.2.3