Is a length contraction just a visual thing?

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  1. PhysBang Valued Senior Member

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    If you want a simple yes or no answer, then the answer has to be, "No."

    There are a number of things that can lead to a redshift in the light that a observing device receives relative to the light that is emitted by the source. Relative motion can do this. A difference in the gravitational field between emitter and source can do this. Relative time dilation can do this. The expansion of space can do this. The presence of dust between source and observer can make the intensity of light appear more red than previously; though this does not produce the same phenomena that we refer to as redshift, it is a potential source of error in observations of redshift.

    These are all things discussed in a decent textbook on cosmology. Probably in a good textbook on General Relativity (though they may omit a discussion of dust, since that is a more specialized subject).

    How do we have evidence of this? I always recommend the books of Clifford Will. "Was Einstein Right?" is a good book for a general audience, but he has a good textbook on GR that includes specific references to the evidence for GR as well as a nice section on the Parameterized Post-Newtonian framework used to test theories of gravity. Even though it's fairly old now, the basics are still relevant.
     
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  3. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    I am sure everyone just wants to rush over to get some more ignorance and dishonesty.
     
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  5. absolute-space Registered Member

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    You wish it was, just wait till its finished and I have the maths in, might take another 4-5 year, but it will be published when I am through. you couldn't do anything that good, I have the final parts to the jigsaw now,
     
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  7. krash661 [MK6] transitioning scifi to reality Valued Senior Member

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    what are the odds that i could log in there and see them tell you almost the same as you are told here-- i mean, why else would you leave there and come here?
     
  8. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    I thought you were leaving you dishonest crank.
     
  9. absolute-space Registered Member

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    Do you think I would be clueless enough to just openly give everything away and tell everything I was thinking? Do you not notice my theory is like somebody else wrote it, I am many .
     
  10. absolute-space Registered Member

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    Not as dishonest as yourselves and your intentions though ....
     
  11. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    Our intentions were up front. You hide and decieve - you are simply dishonest as well as ignorant and arrogant. Pathetic...
     
  12. krash661 [MK6] transitioning scifi to reality Valued Senior Member

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    hilarious/comical--why are you not working on a government level away from the public. think about why you are spewing this to the public rather than having a career or being scouted from your so-called " final parts to the jigsaw "--carry on mr. narcissist with a touch of schizophrenia..
     
  13. absolute-space Registered Member

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    Your a lier, you claim you are not scientists but amateurs yet for years every night you are on here and elsewhere, you knew it was me within a short space of time, you pretended to not know it was me, expanding space keeps your God alive hey....
     
  14. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    Go away loser.
     
  15. absolute-space Registered Member

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    religion troll, I was right the first time around. You aim to hamper science progress.
     
  16. paddoboy Valued Senior Member

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    Theory of Realistic!!!!

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    [Hold on for a sec while I get a cloth to wipe the coffee off my computer screen!

    OK, my friend, let me tell you that at heart, I'm a great big softy.
    In saying that, and recognising your problems, I'm feeling sympathetic for you.
    I'm no doctor, or any kind of medical expert, but you really need to seek help asap before you and your life spiral out of control.We've had other similar people here that seem to periodically pop in and eventually die away never to be heard of again.
    It obviously is too late for me to help them. I still see a sliver of hope with you though, but you need advice, possibly the first step for your well being is a councilor: I believe they will tell you just what I have here.....Delusions of Grandeur is a sickness...It needs to be treated. Hitler had it.....The present Korean leader has it...Donald Trump actually has it.
    No more I can do so I hope you accept my advice.

    In saying that I certainly hope that the mods/administrators move this thread to a more appropriate section. To let it, and you carry on with this nonsense, under the guise of science, is wrong.
     
  17. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    Go away loser.
     
  18. absolute-space Registered Member

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    Same crap you preached last time religion troll.
     
  19. absolute-space Registered Member

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    Your a professional troll
     
  20. krash661 [MK6] transitioning scifi to reality Valued Senior Member

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    OMFG--do you seriously believe that this little post of yours' helps your pathetic shenanigans?--

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    comical.
    do you not have this website https://theoristexplains.wordpress.com/, that is clearly " openly give[giving] everything away and tell everything I was thinking? "--odd.
     
  21. absolute-space Registered Member

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    I will laugh at you all when I get published, you post links and no nothing about what it means, you are hilarious.
     
  22. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    Once they see it is constant-loser his posts will go into the cesspool with the rest of the shit.
     
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  23. absolute-space Registered Member

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    That's not everything I was thinking , I have the final piece now, thanks.
     

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