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The Lorentz Factor, denoted by a lower-case Greek letter gamma, EQN:{\gamma}, EQN:{\gamma} , is fundamental to Einstein's Special Relativity.

It is defined by


where EQN:v is the velocity of a moving frame relative to an inertial reference frame and EQN:c is the speed of light.

See also Time Dilation, Length Contraction


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