 26.28P: (a) How much work is required to accelerate a proton from rest up t...
 26.1P: A spaceship passes you at a speed of 0.750c. You measure its length...
 26.3P: Lengths and time intervals depend on the factor according to the th...
 26.3Q: A worker stands on top of a moving railroad car, and throws a heavy...
 26.4P: If you were to travel to a star 125 lightyears from Earth at a spe...
 26.5P: What is the speed of a pion if its average lifetime is measured to ...
 26.5Q: If you were on a spaceship traveling at 0.5c away from a star, at w...
 26.6P: In an Earth reference frame, a star is 82 lightyears away. How fas...
 26.7P: Suppose you decide to travel to a star 85 lightyears away at a spe...
 26.8P: At what speed v will the length of a 1.00m stick look 10.0% shorte...
 26.9P: Escape velocity from the Earth is 40,000 km/h. What would be the pe...
 26.11P: Suppose a news report stated that starship Enterprise had just retu...
 26.12P: A certain star is 10.6 lightyears away. How long would it take a s...
 26.13P: A friend speeds by you in her “Ferrari” spacecraft at a speed of 0....
 26.14P: How fast must an average pion be moving to travel 15 m before it de...
 26.15P: What is the momentum of a proton traveling at v = 0.85c?
 26.16P: At what speed will an object’s relativistic mass be twice its rest ...
 26.17P: A particle of rest mass m0 travels at a speed v = 0.20c. At what sp...
 26.18P: (a) A particle travels at v = 0.10c. By what percentage will a calc...
 26.19P: What is the percent change in momentum of a proton that accelerates...
 26.23P: Calculate the rest mass of a proton in MeV/c2.
 26.24P: The total annual energy consumption in the United States is about 8...
 26.25P: How much energy can be obtained from conversion of 1.0 gram of mass...
 26.26P: What is the speed of a particle when its kinetic energy equals its ...
 26.27P: At what speed will an object’s kinetic energy be 25% of its rest en...
 26.29P: Calculate the kinetic energy and momentum of a proton traveling 2.6...
 26.30P: What is the momentum of a 750MeV proton (that is, its kinetic ener...
 26.31P: What is the speed of a proton accelerated by a potential difference...
 26.32P: What is the speed of an electron whose kinetic energy is 1.00 MeV?
 26.33P: What is the speed of an electron just before it hits a television s...
 26.34P: Two identical particles of rest mass m0 approach each other at equa...
 26.35P: Calculate the speed of a proton (m0 = 1.67 × 10?27 kg) whose kineti...
 26.36P: What is the speed and the momentum of an electron (m = 9.11 × 10?31...
 26.37P: Suppose a spacecraft of mass 27,000 kg is accelerated to 0.21c. (a)...
 26.38P: Calculate the kinetic energy and momentum of a proton (m0 = 1.67 × ...
 26.39P: The americium nucleus, , decays to a neptunium nucleus, , by emitti...
 26.40P: An electron (m0 = 9.11 × 10?31 kg) is accelerated from rest to spee...
 26.42P: What magnetic field intensity is needed to keep 998GeV protons rev...
 26.43P: A person on a rocket traveling at 0.50c (with respect to the Earth)...
 26.44P: Two spaceships leave Earth in opposite directions, each with a spee...
 26.45P: A spaceship leaves Earth traveling at 0.71c. A second spaceship lea...
 26.47P: A spaceship in distress sends out two escape pods in opposite direc...
 26.48P: Rocket A passes Earth at a speed of 0.75c. At the same time, rocket...
 26.49GP: The nearest star to Earth is Proxima Centauri, 4.3 lightyears away...
 26.50GP: As a rule of thumb, anything traveling faster than about 0.1c is ca...
 26.51GP: (a) What is the speed v of an electron whose kinetic energy is 14,0...
 26.52GP: How many grams of matter would have to be totally destroyed to run ...
 26.53GP: What minimum amount of electromagnetic energy is needed to produce ...
 26.54GP: An electron (m = 9.11 × 10?31 kg) enters a uniform magnetic field B...
 26.55GP: A negative muon traveling at 33% the speed of light collides head o...
 26.56GP: A free neutron can decay into a proton, an electron, and a neutrino...
 26.58GP: An unknown particle is measured to have a negative charge and a spe...
 26.60GP: What is the percentage increase in the (relativistic) mass of a car...
 26.61GP: Two protons, each having a speed of 0.935c in the laboratory, are m...
 26.62GP: Show analytically that a particle with momentum p and energy E has ...
 26.63GP: The fictional starship Enterprise obtains its power by combining ma...
 26.64GP: An electron is accelerated so that its kinetic energy is greater th...
 26.65GP: A farm boy studying physics believes that he can fit a 15.0mlong ...
 26.66GP: When two moles of hydrogen and one mole of oxygen react to form two...
 26.67GP: In a nuclear reaction two identical particles are created, travelin...
 26.68GP: An astronaut on a spaceship traveling at 0.75c relative to Earth me...
 26.69GP: You are traveling in a spaceship at a speed of 0.85c away from Eart...
 26.71GP: Suppose a 12,500kg spaceship left Earth at a speed of 0.99c. What ...
 26.73GP: A 1.68kg mass oscillates on the end of a spring whose spring stiff...
 26.1Q: You are in a windowless car in an exceptionally smooth train moving...
 26.2P: (I) A certain type of elementary particle travels at a speed Of 2.7...
 26.2Q: You might have had the experience of being at a red light when, out...
 26.4Q: Does the Earth really go around the Sun? Or is it also valid to say...
 26.6Q: The time dilation effect is sometimes expressed as "moving clocks r...
 26.7Q: Does time dilation mean that time actually passes more slowly in mo...
 26.8Q: A younglooking woman astronaut has just arrived home from a long t...
 26.9Q: If you were traveling away from Earth at speed 0.6c. would you noti...
 26.10P: (II) At what speed do the relativistic formulas for (a) length and ...
 26.10Q: Do time dilation and length contraction occur at ordinary speeds, s...
 26.11Q: Suppose the speed of light were infinite. What would happen to the ...
 26.12Q: Discuss how our everyday lives would be different if the speed of l...
 26.13Q: Explain how the length contraction and time dilation formulas might...
 26.14Q: The drawing at the start of this Chapter shows the street as seen b...
 26.15Q: An electron is limited to travel at speeds less than c. Does this p...
 26.16Q: Can a particle of nonzero mass attain the speed of light? Explain.
 26.17Q: Does the equation E = mc2 conflict with the conservation of energy ...
 26.18Q: If mass is a form of energy, does this mean that a spring has more ...
 26.19Q: It is not correct to say that "matter can neither be created nor de...
 26.20P: (I) A certain chemical reaction requires 4.82 X 104 J of energy inp...
 26.20Q: Is our intuitive notion that velocities simply add. as in Section 3...
 26.21P: (I) When a uranium nucleus at rest breaks apart in the process know...
 26.22P: (I) Calculate the rest energy of an electron in joules and in MeV (...
 26.41P: Make a graph of the kinetic energy versus momentum for (a) a partic...
 26.46P: (II) An observer on Earth sees an alien vessel approach at a speed ...
 26.57GP: The Sun radiates energy at a rate of about 4x1026 W. (a) At what ra...
 26.59GP: How much energy would be required to break a helium nucleus into it...
 26.70GP: A spaceship and its occupants have a total mass of 160.000 Kg. The ...
 26.72GP: A 36,000kg spaceship is to travel to the vicinity of a star 6.6 li...
 26.74GP: A pi meson of mass
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