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What does STR stand for?

STR stands for Special Theory of Relativity

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The CERN research institute near Geneva said measurements over three years had shown neutrinos pumped to a receiver in Gran Sasso, Italy, had arrived 60 nanoseconds sooner than light would have done -- a tiny difference that could nonetheless undermine Albert Einstein's 1905 special theory of relativity.
50 Paperback QC173 A specialist in quantum mechanics and general relativity, Helliwell (emeritus physics, Harvey Mudd College) finds that Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity is a superb place to begin a serious study of physics because, while being useful in many practical problems and the most accessible to 20th-century revolutions, it also demonstrates the strangeness and counter-intuitivity of modern physics.