*The Inertial Transformations and the Relativity Principle*

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Scientific Paper | |
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Title | The Inertial Transformations and the Relativity Principle |

Author(s) | Franco Selleri |

Keywords | Special relativity, Clock syncrhronization, Inertial transformations |

Published | 2005 |

Journal | Foundations of Physics Letters |

Volume | 18 |

No. of pages | 14 |

Pages | 325-339 |

## Abstract

Our recently proposed inertial transformations of the space and time variables based on absolute simultaneity imply the existence of a single isotropic inertial reference system ("privileged system").

We show, however, that a resynchronization of clocks in all inertial systems is possible leadind to a different, arbitrarily chosen, isotropic "privileged" system. Such a resynchronization does not modify any one of the empirical consequences of theory, which is thus compatible with a formulation of the relativity principle weskeer than adopted in Einstein's theory of special relativity.