1. Stephan J. G. Gift, Einstein’s principle of relativity and cosmic-ray muon decay

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Volume 22: Pages 221-222, 2009

Einstein’s principle of relativity and cosmic-ray muon decay

Stephan J. G. Gift 1

1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad West Indies

This paper shows that the famous cosmic-ray muon time dilation experiment of Rossi and Hall contains an inertial frame asymmetry that is inconsistent with Einstein’s principle of relativity.

Keywords: Special Theory of Relativity, Einstein’s Principle of Relativity, Muons, Light Speed Invariance Postulate

Received: August 3, 2005; Accepted: January 22, 2009; Published Online: June 2, 2009