Einstein's Relativity Must be Removed from Physics

Easy for anyone to understand conclusively why

Throughout history there have been a number of correct arguments to show the flawed nature of Einstein's relativity1, notably ref.2,3, but they have always been partial, leaving the impression that Einstein's relativity can be salvaged somehow and be used for something in physics.

The original argument chosen to be presented here cuts into the heart of Einstein's ``theory'' of relativity, definitively disproving it in its own terms, directly within the 1905 paper itself. It is a final, unequivocal argument. Here goes ...

To understand at once, unequivocally, that Einstein's relativity is invalid and therefore must be removed from physics, nothing more is needed than to realize the absolute truth that there is only one way for a physical law to be referred to the one or the other system of coordinates in uniform translatory motion; that is exclusively by applying the Principle of Relativity, postulated in the 1905 founding paper1:

Einstein has applied that one and only way on pages 917 and 918 of his paper:

In doing so, the author of that 1905 paper most definitely should have ended his effort to put forth a new theory right here, and should have refrained from publishing this trivial result, which constitutes no discovery at all. Any other way of representing the law will not leave the shown law unaffected, and that will contradict the quoted first postulate.

Einstein's desire to make a discovery at any rate, however, has led him to the disingenuous attempt to bypass the absolute truth that there is, as mentioned, only one way; that is, through the Principle of Relativity, for a law in K to be represented in k and vice versa. Instead, he has foisted a surrogate, wrong way for this representation; namely, by using the Lorentz transformations.

In other words, Einstein's relativity derives the evidently physically impossible conclusion that one and the same body in one and the same system, system K, is supposed to obey two different laws of motion at the same time; namely


That is to say, in effect, Einstein's relativity ends up deriving the impossible equality 1 = 2, which is obvious nonsense and which clearly can never find any experimental confirmation. Therefore, Einstein's relativity is conclusively seen to be invalid, prior to any experimental testing. Thus, any claim for experimental confirmation of Einstein's relativity must necessarily be rejected outright.

The mandatory rejection of Einstein's relativity must lead to the outright rejection of any senselessness said to follow from it, such as time-dilation, length-contraction, relativity of simultaneity and spacetime as well as an outright rejection of any of its progeny, such as, general relativity, cosmology, string theories, black holes, particle physics theories and anything else in any way connected with Einstein's relativity. As a detail, it should be clear that not only is the mass-energy relation E = mc2 not a discovery of Einstein's relativity but Einstein's relativity cannot even derive it. Mass-energy relationship E = mc2 is trivially present in classical physics, e.g. Ampere's law is one expression of that relationship; Newton's second law, corrected to reflect motion, also expresses mass-energy relation. Mass-energy relation in classical physics is discussed elsewhere.Therefore, Einstein's relativity must be removed from physics in its entirety, the way weed is removed from a wheat field without replacement.


1. Einstein A., Annalen der Physik, 17, 891-921 (1905). Einstein A., The principle of relativity, 37-65, Dover, New York, 1952.

2. Bergson, H. Duration and Simultaneity (translation of Durée et simultanéité, à propos de la théorie d’Einstein, F. Alcan, Paris, 1922), Cinamen Press, Manchester, 1999.

3. Nordenson, H. Relativity, Time and Reality (George Allen and Unwin, Ltd., London, 1969).

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