LOG#242. Hyperbolic magic.

Beta-gamma fusion! Live dimension! Do you like magic? Mathemagic and hyperbolic magic today. Master of magic creates an “illusion”. In special relativity, you can simplify calculations using hyperbolic trigonometry!   (1)   (2)   are common relativistc equation. Introduce now: … Continue reading

LOG#049. Ludicrous speed.

We are going to learn about the different notions of velocity that the special theory of relativity provides. The special theory of relativity is a simple wonderful theory, but it comes with many misconceptions due to bad teaching/science divulgation. It … Continue reading

LOG#026. Boosts, rapidity, HEP.

In euclidean two dimensional space, rotations are easy to understand in terms of matrices and trigonometric functions. A plane rotation is given by:     where the rotation angle is , and it is parametrized by . Interestingly, in minkovskian … Continue reading