Minkowski space-time


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Minkowski space-time

[miŋ′kȯf·skē ′spās ′tīm]
(relativity)
The space-time of special relativity; it is completely flat and contains no gravitating matter. Also known as Minkowski universe.
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Analogously, osculating curves in the Minkowski space-time are defined in [6] as the space curves whose position vector (with respect to some chosen origin) always lies in its osculating space, which represents the orthogonal complement of the first binormal or second binormal vector field of the curve.
In this section we characterize null osculating curves of the first kind in the Minkowski space-time.
In this paper, we introduce the notions of the first kind and the second kind null osculating curves in the Minkowski space-time [E.
Some charactherizations of null, pseudo null and partially null rectifying curves in Minkowski space-time.
Spacelike and timelike normal curves in Minkowski space-time.
Turgut, A Method to Calculate Frenet Apparatus of Space-like and Time-like Curves in Minkowski Space-time.
Bonnor, Null curves in a Minkowski space-time, Tensor, 20(1969), 229-242.
Let [alpha] = [alpha](t) be an arbitrary space-like curve in the Minkowski space-time [E.
Following the paper [8], we first adapt the tangent spherical image definition to time-like curves of Minkowski space-time.
Let [beta] = [beta](s) be a unit speed time-like curve in Minkowski space-time.
In this work we extended the spherical image concept to the time-like curves of Minkowski space-time.
Recently, involutes of a space-like curve in Minkowski space-time were studied by [6].