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How do I calculate Earth's axial precession in an idealized Sun-Earth system?

I think it is useful to have a simplified calculation to understand how the period of precession of the earth depends on the tidal forces of Moon and Sun. I made the steps: Subtract the mass of the ...
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Confusion with Thomas precession

In Special Relativity we couldn't say in general that the axes of two inertial frames S and S′ in relative translational motion (boost) are parallel, see Figure-02, except of special cases, see Figure-...
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Confusion with Thomas precession

Minkowski space is affine and therefore it preserves parallelism. The 3+1 dimensions case is special in that this is not apparent when dealing with boosts but a better choice of (complexified) basis ...
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Equation to tell if precession will happen?

The expression for rate of precession that you refer to is an approximation, the validity of that approximation is limited to cases where the spin rate is high enough such that any resulting ...
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Puzzle with the precession of the neutron spin?

Since this question was not answered by PSE for a relative long time now, I did my own investigation in collider physics and regarded it as useful to report back my findings. This required actually ...
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