Definition of light cone in English:
A surface in space-time, represented as a cone in three dimensions, comprising all the points from which a light signal would reach a given point (at the apex) simultaneously, and which therefore appear simultaneous to an observer at the apex.
- Angular momentum can twist light cones and even make time travel possible in theory if not in practice.
- The future light cone represents the space that will eventually be filled by light emitted at that point.
- His work on light cones, black holes, wormholes, and time travel were are extremely revolutionary.
Definition of light cone in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan