Volume 18: Pages 139-149, 2005
Questions Related to Hong's Idealized Experiments of a Free‐Falling Cabin: Can Einstein's Equivalence Principle Really Stand?
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In this article questions related to Hong's idealized experiments negating Einstein's assertion that gravity can be eliminated in a cabin falling freely in a homogeneous gravitational field are discussed.
Keywords: Einstein's equivalence principle, local uniform gravitational field, idealized experiments of a free‐falling cabin, curved space‐time, general relativity
Received: June 1, 2006; Published online: December 15, 2008