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A Hundred Years of Relativity: what remains controversial for the philosopher?


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Speaker(s): Professor Harvey Brown
Chair: Professor Nancy Cartwright

Recorded on 18 April 2007 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.

Professor Brown will reappraise the reality and origins of the relativistic phenomena of length contraction and time, arguing that the reason why rods and clocks 'measure' the geometry of space-time is often misunderstood.

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