Einstein’s Problem

Trans-Planetary Societies and the Special Theory of Relativity


  • Albert J. Bergesen University of Arizona, Tucson




World-Systems Theory, Argosian State


This paper focuses upon the human migratory trajectory from eons on planet Earth to slowly moving out into orbital space and whether world-systems theory must craft new theoretical frames to grasp the possible problems arising from the existence of a single social system comprised of actors distributed across terrestrial and orbital platforms, dubbed here as “Einstein’s Problem.”


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How to Cite

Bergesen, A. J. (2023). Einstein’s Problem: Trans-Planetary Societies and the Special Theory of Relativity. Journal of World-Systems Research, 29(1), 25–38. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2023.1154



Symposium on Complexity Theory and Physical, Biological, and Sociocultural Evolution