**Absolute time and space** — See also: Absolute rotation, Bucket argument, Rotating spheres, and Inertial frame of reference Originally introduced by Sir Isaac Newton in the Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, the concepts of absolute time and space provided a… … Wikipedia

**Absolute theory** — In physics and philosophy, absolute theory usually refers to a theory based on concepts (such as the concept of space) that exist independently of other concepts and objects. An absolute theory is the opposite of a relational theory. See also *… … Wikipedia

**Space** — is the extent within which matter is physically extended and objects and events have positions relative to one another [ [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article 9068962/space Britannica Online Encyclopedia: Space] ] . Physical space is often… … Wikipedia

**Theory of relativity** — This article is about the scientific concept. For philosophical or sociological theories about relativity, see Relativism. For the silent film, see The Einstein Theory of Relativity. Two dimensional projection of a three dimensional analogy of… … Wikipedia

**Absolute rotation** — In physics, the consideration of absolute rotation rotation independent of any external reference is a topic of debate about relativity, cosmology, and the nature of physical laws. The question of whether absolute rotation is meaningful is… … Wikipedia

**Space-based solar power** — Left: Part of the solar energy is lost on its way through the atmosphere by the effects of reflection and absorption. Right: Space based solar power systems convert sunlight to microwaves outside the atmosphere, avoiding these losses, and the… … Wikipedia

**theory of relativity** — noun (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts • Syn: ↑relativity, ↑relativity theory, ↑Einstein s theory of relativity • Derivationally related forms: ↑relativistic (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**relativity theory** — The assumptions on which Einstein s special theory of relativity (1905) depends are (i) all inertial frameworks are equivalent for the description of all physical phenomena, and (ii) the speed of light in empty space is constant for every… … Philosophy dictionary

**Absolute probability judgement** — is a technique used in the field of human reliability assessment (HRA), for the purposes of evaluating the probability of a human error occurring throughout the completion of a specific task. From such analyses measures can then be taken to… … Wikipedia

**Absolute continuity** — In mathematics, the relationship between the two central operations of calculus, differentiation and integration, stated by fundamental theorem of calculus in the framework of Riemann integration, is generalized in several directions, using… … Wikipedia