An Inconsistency in Special Relativity

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Scientific Paper
Title An Inconsistency in Special Relativity
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Author(s) Ian McCausland
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Published 1990
Journal Physics Essays
Volume 3
Number 2
No. of pages 2
Pages 176-177

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This note presents an argument based on Einstein's original paper on special relativity, showing that the theory reqires that each of the two clocks in uniform relativite motion actually works slower than the other. This shows an internal inconsistency in the special theory.