# Difference between revisions of "Pythagoras's Theorem and Special Relativity"

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− | The Minkowski Metric Tensor in special relativity | + | The Minkowski Metric Tensor in special relativity represents a four dimensional space-time continuum, but it was derived from two succesive applications of the 3D Pythagoras's Theorem. It is not therefore an example of Pythagoras's Theorem in 4D. Pythagoras's Theorem only exists in 3D space. |

## Latest revision as of 18:53, 27 February 2020

The Minkowski Metric Tensor in special relativity represents a four dimensional space-time continuum, but it was derived from two succesive applications of the 3D Pythagoras's Theorem. It is not therefore an example of Pythagoras's Theorem in 4D. Pythagoras's Theorem only exists in 3D space.