Volume 22: Pages 168-170, 2009
Collapse of relative simultaneity
Minoru Harada 1
1Institute of Liberal Arts, Otaru University of Commerce, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-8501, Japan
Einstein’s argument for the relativity of simultaneity is refuted. It is rigorously proved that simultaneity is a universal property that holds for all reference frames alike. This result sheds new light on the role of time in relativity theory.
Keywords: Einstein, Relativity Theory, Lorentz Transformations, Relative Simultaneity
Received: January 15, 2009; Accepted: March 28, 2009; Published Online: April 30, 2009