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Dear Gyula,

Here is the hastily prepared response that I wish

to post to Gravitations:

“Ich weiß nicht sicher”, but my identity seems to

separate the “rest mass” (?gravitational mass?)

from its motion part; a hopeful but certainly

uncertain conclusion to draw. But nonetheless

attractive path to investigate.

If “covariance” is the wrong concept to attribute

to my infinite product of the ratios of polynomial

conjugates identity, then I am fine with calling it

“The XS” for now. But the “XS” serves to modify

the Pythagorean addition of vectors, so I’m

inclined to speculate that it is “ad hoc”, the

special relativistic part.of the Lorentz factor.

Got any suggestions as to what we might call

that XS special relativistic part? It looks

“covariant” to me, but its being certainly

hypothetical, and its being a never before seen

mathematical object, folks who I shown it to

seem to universally suggest that it is a pure

mathematical object having no applicability at

all. When I discussed my interpretation with

“mentors” on the SciAmPhysicsForum, I ended

up being “banned for life”, for teaching crack-

pottery. 🙁

Sincerely,

Bill Eshleman