Roger Luebeck home page             Links are in red          These pages were begun in 1996.

My software:


  RogCAD Girder and Panel building set

  Chaos etc - equations and graphical output

  Clover milk and strawy breads

Other software:

  Paint Shop Pro 4.12 image editing

The preprint for my relativity journal article is at:


June 11 2023
Time flies.  Been one year since I had the
honor of playing host for one month to 
Scott Booth -- talented folk songwriter
and singer.  Four albums to date.  
Played lots of catch with the baseball 
and rode bikes.  Also had the honor of 
creating Scott's official website for 
his music.

Listen to my favorites at his website:

archives old and recent

February 12 2024
Reel-to-reel  tape decks restoration

February 01 2024
Hi-fi review

December 21 2023
Dick Van Dyke 98 Years of Magic

May 10 2023
Spring.  Thankful for bicycles and hills.
Hill climbing every Sunday morning until August.

March 25 2023
Saturday mornings:  Toasted onion bagels and 
Roy Rogers movies.  I tune in for the songs 
and the light-hearted scripts.

March 17 2023
Thankful for the soothing sound of my furnace 
and for the sound of Lucky's gentle snoring.

2023  Autumn camp & hike

2023  Grand Teton climb

2023  Western hiking trip

2023  Spring camp & hike
2022  Autumn camp & hike

2022  Western hiking trip
2021  Western hiking trip

2021  Spring camp & hike
2019  Western hiking trip

2018  Western hikes 2016 - 2018


2022 Autumn trip:
17 full-size pics   42 second looping video of Bucky

Restoration painting and carpentry
(my livelihood)

24 picture slide show, with sound.  Activate audio.

More of Little Bear: Jester's page

Jester's web page

Hermit Thrush

Photographs (Lucky, Bucky, Roger, house) Our family history website (Stories, photos, memorabilia)

Click this link to see all 29 
of the short musical clips:

Western musical 
(and other favorite) film clips

(1934 -      )  including Mr Ed

Song of the Birds

Little Audrey and her air rifle.

4 min 27 sec, with audio.   This is nonfiction

Cartoon begins five seconds after clicking play button.

Current time in Minneapolis

High noon is 12 o'clock every day.

Arithmetic of wind and solar energy 





My pampered life


Archives:  more old and recent things


2022  Western hiking trip 

Your host,
Oct 6, 2023:

The preprint for my relativity journal article is at:

Relativity in absolute terms

There are only three sane sections in the Wikipedia article 
on the twin paradox of special relativity.  I authored those 
sections in 2011, and they've been there continuously since that time:

Here's the link to the three sections below.

   4.  A non space-time approach
   5.  The equivalence of biological aging and clock time-keeping
   12. No twin paradox in an absolute frame of reference

On several fundamental levels, Relativity Trail eclipses the works of Poincare, Lorentz and Einstein regarding the underpinnings and kinematics of special relativity: link: The originality and uniqueness of Relativity Trail
The twin paradox of special relativity cannot be resolved without acknowledging a hierarchy of clock rates dependent on a hierarchy of inertial motion. © 2022 Relativity Trail explains the time differential between reunited clocks, eliminates the twin paradox, diagrams Einstein's clock sychronization in absolute terms, and ends all confusion regarding relative frames of reference. It's completely compatible with, and in fact subsumes, Einstein's relativity. It reveals what is transpiring behind the scenes of Einstein's treatment. Spacetime is shown to be dependent on Einstein's clock synchronization method, and is properly relegated to a geometrical construct which comes up short as a physical reality. © 2008 Relativity Trail, with 192 pages, 65 diagrams and 75 illustrations, will provide you with complete detailed algebraic derivations of all the kinematical effects of special relativity. Everything is charted out in absolute terms against a system at rest with respect to the totality of the universe for perfect clarity as well as soundness of theoretical basis. It is the totality of the universe that imparts the inertial properties of clock rates and lengths which generate the effects of relativity. This is explained in detail in Relativity Trail Introductory document: Relativity in absolute terms (can be read with comprehension in twelve minutes) Absolute versions of Einstein's postulates (a snippet from the above document -- can be read with comprehension in three minutes) Twin Paradox Animation on youtube. Light rays and traveling twins are charted in absolute terms, free of the misleading space-time diagram. I wrote the program code for the animation using QuickBASIC for DOS. Updated 02/15/2024