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Hobgoblins in Our Equations (rjlipton.wordpress.com)
25 points by furcyd 16 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment



Newtonian gravity has an infinite travel speed itself, so you don't need any special knowledge to show that it isn't compatible with relativity. Once special relativity was known it was realized that all field theories must obey certain symmetries, which Maxwell's equations (having been invented long before SR) actually did.




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