 28.1CQ: Which of Einstein’s postulates of special relativity includes a con...
 28.1PE: (a) What is ? if v = 0.250c ? (b) If v = 0.500c ?
 28.2CQ: Is Earth an inertial frame of reference? Is the Sun? Justify your r...
 28.2PE: (a) What is ? if v = 0.100c ? (b) If v = 0.900c ?
 28.3CQ: When you are flying in a commercial jet, it may appear to you that ...
 28.3PE: Particles called ? mesons are produced by accelerator beams. If th...
 28.4CQ: Does motion affect the rate of a clock as measured by an observer m...
 28.4PE: Suppose a particle called a kaon is created by cosmic radiation str...
 28.5CQ: To whom does the elapsed time for a process seem to be longer, an o...
 28.5PE: A neutral ? meson is a particle that can be created by accelerator...
 28.6CQ: How could you travel far into the future without aging significantl...
 28.6PE: A neutron lives 900 s when at rest relative to an observer. How fas...
 28.7CQ: To whom does an object seem greater in length, an observer moving w...
 28.7PE: If relativistic effects are to be less than 1%, then ? must be less...
 28.8CQ: Relativistic effects such as time dilation and length contraction a...
 28.8PE: If relativistic effects are to be less than 3%, then ? must be less...
 28.9CQ: Suppose an astronaut is moving relative to the Earth at a significa...
 28.9PE: (a) At what relative velocity is ? = 1.50 ? (b) At what relative ve...
 28.10CQ: Explain the meaning of the terms “red shift” and “blue shift” as th...
 28.10PE: (a) At what relative velocity is ? = 2.00 ? (b) At what relative ve...
 28.11CQ: What happens to the relativistic Doppler effect when relative veloc...
 28.11PE: Unreasonable Results(a) Find the value of ? for the following situa...
 28.12CQ: Is the relativistic Doppler effect consistent with the classical Do...
 28.12PE: A spaceship, 200 m long as seen on board, moves by the Earth at 0.9...
 28.13CQ: All galaxies farther away than about 50 × 106 ly exhibit a red shif...
 28.13PE: How fast would a 6.0 mlong sports car have to be going past you in...
 28.14CQ: How does modern relativity modify the law of conservation of momentum?
 28.14PE: (a) How far does the muon in Example 28.1 travel according to the E...
 28.15CQ: Is it possible for an external force to be acting on a system and r...
 28.15PE: (a) How long would the muon in Example 28.1 have lived as observed ...
 28.16CQ: How are the classical laws of conservation of energy and conservati...
 28.16PE: (a) How long does it take the astronaut in Example 28.2 to travel 4...
 28.17CQ: What happens to the mass of water in a pot when it cools, assuming ...
 28.17PE: (a) How fast would an athlete need to be running for a 100m race t...
 28.18CQ: Consider a thought experiment. You place an expanded balloon of air...
 28.18PE: Unreasonable Results(a) Find the value of ? for the following situa...
 28.19CQ: The mass of the fuel in a nuclear reactor decreases by an observabl...
 28.19PE: Unreasonable ResultsA spaceship is heading directly toward the Eart...
 28.20CQ: We know that the velocity of an object with mass has an upper limit...
 28.20PE: Suppose a spaceship heading straight towards the Earth at 0.750c ca...
 28.21CQ: Given the fact that light travels at c , can it have mass? Explain.
 28.21PE: Repeat the previous problem with the ship heading directly away fro...
 28.22CQ: If you use an Earthbased telescope to project a laser beam onto th...
 28.22PE: If a spaceship is approaching the Earth at 0.100c and a message cap...
 28.23PE: (a) Suppose the speed of light were only 3000 m/s . A jet fighter m...
 28.24PE: If a galaxy moving away from the Earth has a speed of 1000 km/s and...
 28.25PE: A space probe speeding towards the nearest star moves at 0.250c and...
 28.26PE: If two spaceships are heading directly towards each other at 0.800c...
 28.27PE: Two planets are on a collision course, heading directly towards eac...
 28.28PE: When a missile is shot from one spaceship towards another, it leave...
 28.29PE: What is the relative velocity of two spaceships if one fires a miss...
 28.30PE: Near the center of our galaxy, hydrogen gas is moving directly away...
 28.31PE: A highway patrol officer uses a device that measures the speed of v...
 28.32PE: Prove that for any relative velocity v between two observers, a bea...
 28.33PE: Show that for any relative velocity v between two observers, a beam...
 28.34PE: (a) All but the closest galaxies are receding from our own Milky Wa...
 28.35PE: Find the momentum of a helium nucleus having a mass of 6.68×10–27 k...
 28.36PE: What is the momentum of an electron traveling at 0.980c ?
 28.37PE: (a) Find the momentum of a 1.00×109 kg asteroid heading towards the...
 28.38PE: (a) What is the momentum of a 2000 kg satellite orbiting at 4.00 km...
 28.39PE: (a) What is the momentum of a 0.0100nmwavelength photon that coul...
 28.40PE: (a) What is the wavelength of a photon that has a momentum of 5.00×...
 28.41PE: (a) Calculate the speed of a 1.00µg particle of dust that has the ...
 28.42PE: (a) Calculate ? for a proton that has a momentum of 1.00 kg?m/s. (b...
 28.43PE: What is the rest energy of an electron, given its mass is 9.11×10?3...
 28.44PE: Find the rest energy in joules and MeV of a proton, given its mass ...
 28.45PE: If the rest energies of a proton and a neutron (the two constituent...
 28.46PE: The Big Bang that began the universe is estimated to have released ...
 28.47PE: A supernova explosion of a 2.00×1031 kg star produces 1.00×1044 kg ...
 28.48PE: (a) Using data from Table 7.1, calculate the mass converted to ener...
 28.49PE: (a) Using data from Table 7.1, calculate the amount of mass convert...
 28.50PE: There is approximately 1034 J of energy available from fusion of hy...
 28.51PE: A muon has a rest mass energy of 105.7 MeV, and it decays into an e...
 28.52PE: A ? meson is a particle that decays into a muon and a massless par...
 28.53PE: (a) Calculate the relativistic kinetic energy of a 1000kg car movi...
 28.54PE: Alpha decay is nuclear decay in which a helium nucleus is emitted. ...
 28.55PE: (a) Beta decay is nuclear decay in which an electron is emitted. If...
 28.56PE: A positron is an antimatter version of the electron, having exactly...
 28.57PE: What is the kinetic energy in MeV of a ? meson that lives 1.40×10?...
 28.58PE: Find the kinetic energy in MeV of a neutron with a measured life sp...
 28.60PE: One cosmic ray neutron has a velocity of 0.250c relative to the Ear...
 28.61PE: What is ? for a proton having a mass energy of 938.3 MeV accelerate...
 28.62PE: (a) What is the effective accelerating potential for electrons at t...
 28.59PE: (a) Show that (pc) 2 / (mc2 ) 2 = ? 2 ? 1 . This means that at larg...
 28.63PE: (a) Using data from Table 7.1, find the mass destroyed when the ene...
 28.64PE: (a) Calculate the energy released by the destruction of 1.00 kg of ...
 28.65PE: A Van de Graaff accelerator utilizes a 50.0 MV potential difference...
 28.66PE: Suppose you use an average of 500 kW·h of electric energy per month...
 28.67PE: (a) A nuclear power plant converts energy from nuclear fission into...
 28.68PE: Nuclearpowered rockets were researched for some years before safet...
 28.69PE: The Sun produces energy at a rate of 4.00×1026 W by the fusion of h...
 28.70PE: Unreasonable ResultsA proton has a mass of 1.67×10?27 kg . A physic...
 28.71PE: Construct Your Own a highly relativistic particle. Discuss what is ...
 28.72PE: Construct Your Own an astronaut traveling to another star at a rela...
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