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Volume 15: Pages 75-76, 2002
Minoru Harada 1, Mendel Sachs 2
1Institute of Liberal Arts, Otaru University of Commerce, Otaru, Hokkaido 047‐8501 Japan
2Department of Physics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260 U.S.A.
A rebuttal is given to Abiko's recent comment [Phys. Essays 12, 588 (1999)] on our paper [Phys. Essays 11, 521 (1998)] on the Fitzgerald‐Lorentz contraction. It is shown that the comment is based on a gross misunderstanding.
Keywords: Einstein, special relativity, Lorentz transformations
Received: September 19, 2000; Published online: December 15, 2008