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Classical Interpretations of Relativistic Phenomena

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Electric charges, electric & magnetic fields and electromagnetic energy possess momentum and energy which we could experience with our sense organs. Therefore, all these are real physical entities (objects). All physical objects are sub- ject to gravitation. Therefore, electromagnetic entities should similarly be subject to gravitation. In this paper, we have shown that classical physics with this simple consideration is equivalent to the theory of relativity—special & general— to explain many puzzling electrodynamic as well as gravitational phenomena.

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S. Hajra, "Classical Interpretations of Relativistic Phenomena," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2012, pp. 187-199. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2012.32026.

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