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SUMMARY OF THE PREDICTIONS OF THE THEORY OF SPECIAL RELATIVITY Time dilation Length contraction along the direction of motion Space and Time are relative Relativity of Simultaneity Velocities are relative, except for that of light, and add up in such a way that they never exceed the velocity of light. z�1���D.����I��k5We3�l���G~�N�]�%8��v�o��x����&�8_��, 7+�x�l����8&��d8�c�b��l2�SGͷn���6���/|�Z�?Wq�F��3�r?�~Z� A��$T�P����15�bp��0U����V.��8 The Special Theory of Relativity Read Chapter 2 of the hand-written notes 2.1 ∗Classical Relativity Consider an observer, named O, who measures the position of an object in his coordinate system as ~x = (x,y,z), at time t. 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