Position Four-Vector

The contravariant four-vector arising in special and general relativity,

 x^mu=[x^0; x^1; x^2; x^3]=[ct; x; y; z],

where c is the speed of light and t is time. Multiplication of two four-vectors gives the spacetime interval


See also

Four-Vector, Lorentz Transformation, Quaternion

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Position Four-Vector." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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