 36.1RCQ: What is the principal difference between the theory of special rela...
 36.2RCQ: In a spaceship accelerating at g, far from Earth’s gravity, how doe...
 36.3RCQ: Exactly what is equivalent in the principle of equivalence?
 36.4RCQ: Compare the bending of the paths of baseballs and photons by a grav...
 36.5RCQ: Why must the Sun be eclipsed to measure the deflection of starlight...
 36.6RCQ: What is the effect of strong gravitation on measurements of time?
 36.7RCQ: Which runs slower, a clock at the top of the tallest skyscraper in ...
 36.8RCQ: How does the frequency of a particular spectral line observed in su...
 36.9RCQ: If we view events occurring on a star that is collapsing to become ...
 36.10RCQ: Of all the planets, why is Mercury the best candidate for finding e...
 36.11RCQ: In what kind of gravitational field are Newton’s laws valid?
 36.12RCQ: A measuring stick placed along the circumference of a rotating disk...
 36.13RCQ: The ratio of circumference to diameter for measured circles on a di...
 36.14RCQ: What effect does mass have on spacetime?
 36.16RCQ: A star 10 lightyears away explodes and produces gravitational wave...
 36.15RCQ: What occurs in the surrounding space when a massive object undergoe...
 36.17RCQ: Why are gravitational waves so difficult to detect?
 36.18RCQ: Does Einstein’s theory of gravitation invalidate Newton’s theory of...
 36.19RCQ: Is Newtonian physics adequate to get a rocket to the Moon?
 36.20RCQ: How does Newtonian physics link with quantum theory and relativity ...
 36.21TAE: What is different about the reference frames that apply to special ...
 36.22TAE: An astronaut awakes in her closed capsule, which actually sits on t...
 36.24TAE: In a spaceship far from the reaches of gravity, under what conditio...
 36.23TAE: Provide a classical explanation for an astronaut in an orbiting spa...
 36.25TAE: What happens to the separation distance between two people if they ...
 36.26TAE: We readily note the bending of light by reflection and refraction, ...
 36.27TAE: Light does bend in a gravitational field. Why is this bending not t...
 36.29TAE: Your friend says that light passing the Sun is bent whether or not ...
 36.28TAE: Why do we say that light travels in straight lines? Is it strictly ...
 36.30TAE: In 2004, when Mercury passed between the Sun and Earth, sunlight wa...
 36.31TAE: A setting Sun is seen as distorted on Earth, but not by astronauts ...
 36.32TAE: At the end of 1 s, a horizontally fired bullet drops a vertical dis...
 36.33TAE: Light changes its energy when it “falls” in a gravitational field. ...
 36.34TAE: Would we notice a slowing down or
 36.35TAE: If we witness events occurring on the Moon, where gravitation is we...
 36.37TAE: If Earth were a perfect sphere, would a clock at the equator run sl...
 36.36TAE: Why will the gravitational field intensity increase on the surface ...
 36.38TAE: Do you age faster at the top of mountain or at sea level?
 36.39TAE: Splitting hairs, should a person who worries about growing old live...
 36.40TAE: Which would run slower, a clock at the center of a rotating space h...
 36.41TAE: Splitting hairs, if you shine a beam of colored light to a friend a...
 36.42TAE: Is light emitted from the surface of a massive star redshifted or ...
 36.43TAE: Would an astronaut falling into a black hole see the outside univer...
 36.44TAE: How can we “observe” a black hole if neither matter nor radiation c...
 36.45TAE: Should it be possible in principle for a photon to circle a very ma...
 36.47TAE: Your friend whimsically says that at the North Pole, a step in any ...
 36.46TAE: Why does the gravitational attraction between the Sun and Mercury v...
 36.48TAE: In the astronomical triangle shown in Figure 36.14, with sides defi...
 36.49TAE: Do binary stars (doublestar systems that orbit about a common cent...
 36.50TAE: Given the possible sources of gravitational waves in the universe, ...
 36.51TAE: Based on what you know about the emission and absorption of electro...
 36.52TAE: Comparing Einstein’s and Newton’s theories of gravitation, how can ...
 36.53TAE: Current findings suggest that the universe is flat. What is an impl...
 36.54TAE: Make up a multiplechoice question to check a classmate’s understan...
 36.55TAE: Make up a multiplechoice question to check a classmate’s understan...
 36.56TAD: An astronaut is provided a “gravity” when the spaceship’s engines a...
 36.57TAD: In his famous novel Journey to the Moon, Jules Verne stated that oc...
 36.58TAD: Armed with highly sensitive detection equipment, you are in the fro...
 36.59TAD: Prudence and Charity are twins raised at the center of a rotating k...
 36.60TAD: From our frame of reference on Earth, objects slow to a stop as the...
 36.1E: What is different about the reference frames that apply to special ...
 36.1RQ: What is the principal difference between the theory of special rela...
 36.2RQ: In a spaceship accelerating at ?g?, far from Earth’s gravity, how d...
 36.3E: Provide a classical explanation for an astronaut in an orbiting spa...
 36.3RQ: Exactly what is? quivalent? in the principle of equivalence?
 36.4E: An astronaut is provided a “gravity” when the spaceship’s engines a...
 36.4RQ: Compare the bending of the paths of baseballs and photons by a grav...
 36.5E: In a spaceship far from the reaches of gravity, under what conditio...
 36.5RQ: Why must the Sun be eclipsed to measure the deflection of starlight...
 36.6E: In his famous novel ?Journey to the Moon, Jules Verne stated that o...
 36.6RQ: What is the effect of strong gravitation on measurements of time?
 36.7E: What happens to the separation distance between two people if they ...
 36.7RQ: Which runs slower, a clock at the top of the tallest skyscraper in ...
 36.8E: We readily note the bending of light by reflection and refraction, ...
 36.8RQ: How does the frequency of a particular spectral line observed in su...
 36.9E: Light ?does bend in a gravitational field. Why is this bending not ...
 36.9RQ: If we view events occurring on a star that is collapsing to become ...
 36.10E: Why do we say that light travels in straight lines? Is it strictly ...
 36.10RQ: Of all the planets, why is Mercury the best candidate for finding e...
 36.11E: Your friend says that light passing the Sun is bent whether or not ...
 36.11RQ: In what kind of gravitational field are Newton’s laws valid?
 36.12E: In 2004, when Mercury passed between the Sun and Earth, sunlight wa...
 36.12RQ: A measuring stick placed along the circumference of a rotating disk...
 36.13E: A setting Sun is seen as distorted on Earth, but not by astronauts ...
 36.13RQ: The ratio of circumference to diameter for measured circles on a di...
 36.14E: At the end of 1 s, a horizontally fired bullet drops a vertical dis...
 36.14RQ: What effect does mass have on spacetime?
 36.15E: Light changes its energy when it “falls” in a gravitational field. ...
 36.15RQ: What occurs in the surrounding space when a massive object undergoe...
 36.16E: Would we notice a slowing down or speeding up of a clock if we carr...
 36.16RQ: A star 10 lightyears away explodes and produces gravitational wave...
 36.17E: If we witness events occurring on the Moon, where gravitation is we...
 36.17RQ: Why are gravitational waves so difficult to detect?
 36.18E: Armed with highly sensitive detection equipment, you are in the fro...
 36.18RQ: Does Einstein’s theory of gravitation invalidate Newton’s theory of...
 36.19E: Why will the gravitational field intensity increase on the surface ...
 36.19RQ: Is Newtonian physics adequate to get a rocket to the Moon?
 36.20E: Will a clock at the equator run slightly faster or slightly slower ...
 36.20RQ: How does Newtonian physics link with quantum theory and relativity ...
 36.21E: Do you age faster at the top of mountain or at sea level?
 36.22E: Splitting hairs, should a person who worries about growing old live...
 36.23E: Which would run slower, a clock at the center of a rotating space h...
 36.24E: Prudence and Charity are twins raised at the center of a rotating k...
 36.25E: Splitting hairs, if you shine a beam of colored light to a friend a...
 36.26E: Is light emitted from the surface of a massive star redshifted or ...
 36.27E: From our frame of reference on Earth, objects slow to a stop as the...
 36.28E: Would an astronaut falling into a black hole see the outside univer...
 36.29E: How can we “observe” a black hole if neither matter nor radiation c...
 36.30E: Should it be possible in principle for a photon to circle a very ma...
 36.31E: Why does the gravitational attraction between the Sun and Mercury v...
 36.32E: Your friend whimsically says that at the North Pole, a step in any ...
 36.33E: In the astronomical triangle shown in Figure 36.14, with sides defi...
 36.34E: Do binary stars (doublestar systems that orbit about a common cent...
 36.35E: Given the possible sources of gravitational waves in the universe, ...
 36.36E: Based on what you know about the emission and absorption of electro...
 36.37E: Comparing Einstein’s and Newton’s theories of gravitation, how can ...
 36.38E: Current findings suggest that the universe is flat. What is an impl...
 36.39E: Make up a multiplechoice question to check a classmate’s understan...
 36.40E: Make up a multiplechoice question to check a classmate’s understan...
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