Volume 3: Pages 176-177, 1990
An Inconsistency in Special Relativity
Ian McCausland 1
1Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A4 Canada
This note presents an argument based on Einstein's original paper on special relativity, showing that the theory requires that each of two clocks in uniform relative motion actually works slower than the other. This shows an internal inconsistency in the special theory.
Keywords: special relativity
Received: June 26, 1989; Published Online: December 15, 2008