Talk:Twin paradox

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This is an awful article. It's just factually incorrect, and doesn't explain what a paradox is.—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:21, 30 June 2015‎ (UTC)Reply[reply]

-Exactly. It explains time dilation, not the twin paradox.—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:28, 18 July 2015‎ (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Although I don't entirely agree with these unsigned remarks, I have revised the page. Macdonald-ross (talk) 15:54, 18 July 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The plan for an explanation should be like:

  • 1. there is time dilation for the one moving away and coming back very fast
  • 2. so he is younger when he is back
  • 3. but if we look at the same experiment from the point of view of the one moving away, he sees Earth and the remaining twin moving away and coming back very fast
  • 4. so the one who remained should be younger
  • 5. so there is a paradox

The current text goes directly from step 2 to step 5 without even mentioning what the paradox is about. Jerome.Abela (talk) 13:50, 1 December 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]