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jamesamiller / KlingonEnterprise-III.tex
Created Mar 19, 2021
A battle between Klingons and the Federation. Special relativity spacetime diagram.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Klingons and Enterprise III
:Author: J A Miller, UAH Physics & Astronomy, millerja@uah.edu
2020/07/07
Spacetime diagram of an Enterprise - Klingon battle. The third of a few variations.
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jamesamiller / Coordinate Systems.tex
Created Mar 18, 2021
Two coordinate systems with a 1-D boost in special relativity.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Standard coordinate systems
:Author: J A Miller, UAH Physics & Astronomy, millerja@uah.edu
2020/07/01
The basic scenario of a primed coordinate system moving along the $x$ axis with a speed $v$
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jamesamiller / Coordinate Practice 3.tex
Created Mar 18, 2021
Two-observer diagram for general use in special relativity.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Coordinate Practice 3
:Author: J A Miller (millerja@uah.edu), 2020/02/04, 2018/03/29
Simple two-observer diagram for practice in reading off primed and unprimed coordinates.
Plot style from McNees
https://gist.github.com/mcnees/45b9f53ad371c38ba6f3759df5880fb1
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jamesamiller / Coordinate Practice 2.tex
Created Mar 18, 2021
Two-observer diagram for general use in special relativity. Velocity of primed frame is 3/5.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Coordinate Practice 2
:Author: J A Miller (millerja@uah.edu), 2020/02/04, 2018/03/29
Simple two-observer diagram for practice in reading off primed and unprimed coordinates.
Plot style from McNees
https://gist.github.com/mcnees/45b9f53ad371c38ba6f3759df5880fb1
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jamesamiller / Coordinate Practice 1.tex
Created Mar 18, 2021
Two-observer or spacetime diagram for general use. Special relativity.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Coordinate Practice 1
:Author: J A Miller (millerja@uah.edu), 2020/02/04, 2018/03/29
Simple two-observer diagram for practice in reading primed and unprimed coordinates.
Plot style from McNees
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jamesamiller / Causality.tex
Created Mar 18, 2021
Two-observer diagram of causality violation in special relativity.
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Causality Violation
:Author: J A Miller (millerja@uah.edu), 2020/02/04, 2018/03/29
Two-observer diagram showing causality violation in some frame for two spacelike events.
Plot style from McNees
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jamesamiller / Barn_and_Ladder.tex
Created Mar 18, 2021
Two-observer diagram of the Barn and Ladder "Paradox" in special relativity
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Barn and Ladder
:Author: J A Miller (millerja@uah.edu), 2020/02/04, 2018/06/04
Two-observer diagram of the famous "paradox."
References:
https://gist.github.com/mcnees/45b9f53ad371c38ba6f3759df5880fb1
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Length Contraction
:Author: J A Miller (millerja@uah.edu), 2021/02/13
Length contraction illustration
Plot style from
https://gist.github.com/mcnees/45b9f53ad371c38ba6f3759df5880fb1
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jamesamiller / TortoiseHareRace-III
Last active Jul 7, 2020
Another variation of a Tortoise and Hare Race (special relativity; spacetime diagram) #special_relativity #figure #text_notes
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\documentclass[crop=true, border=10pt]{standalone}
\usepackage{comment}
\begin{comment}
:Title: Tortoise and Hare - Variation III
:Author: J A Miller, UAH Physics & Astronomy, millerja@uah.edu
2020/07/06
Spacetime diagram of a tortoise-hare race. The third variation.
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