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Name: Einstein’s Postulates
ID: m42528
Language: English (en)
  • State and explain both of Einstein’s postulates.
  • Explain what an inertial frame of reference is.
  • Describe one way the speed of light can be changed.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Einstein, General relativity, Michelson-Morley, Postulate, Reference frame, Relativity, Special relativity
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, OSC Physics Maintainer (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:38 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Oct 21, 2013 3:46 pm +0000


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Version: 1.3 Oct 21, 2013 3:46 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
fixed errata

Version: 1.2 May 16, 2012 1:21 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 7:42 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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