If you were on Earth monitoring a person in a rocket ship

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt

Problem 24E Chapter 35

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Problem 24E

If you were on Earth monitoring a person in a rocket ship traveling away from Earth at a speed close to the speed of light, what changes would you note in his pulse? In his volume? Explain.

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Solution 24E Introduction We will use the concept of time dilation and length contraction to explain what kind of changes we will observe. Solution Part 1 According to the special theory of relativity, the time will run slow in a frame of reference which is moving with respect to me. This is called the time dilation. The effect is noticeable if the object is moving at a speed close to the speed of light relative to me. Since the rocket ship is moving at speed very close to the speed...

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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