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(Theory of Relativity) While riding in a streetcar in Bern, Switzerland, Einstein realized that moving clocks might not run at the same rate as stationary clocks. He looked at a clock on a tower and realized that if the streetcar moved away from the clock at the speed of light, it would appear to him as if the clock had stopped. Describe a though experiment to illustrate his thinking.
 one year ago
(Theory of Relativity) While riding in a streetcar in Bern, Switzerland, Einstein realized that moving clocks might not run at the same rate as stationary clocks. He looked at a clock on a tower and realized that if the streetcar moved away from the clock at the speed of light, it would appear to him as if the clock had stopped. Describe a though experiment to illustrate his thinking.

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viniterranova
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0May it be a virtual experiment?

kbrougham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its supposed to say "thought" experiment not "though" sorry ... I'm just supposed to describe a theoretical experiment that would explain his thinking. idk exactly if I could do a virtual experiment of not

MotherOfGod
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1twin paradox maybe

MotherOfGod
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://www.schoolphysics.co.uk/age1619/Relativity/text/Time_dilation/index.html

kbrougham
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah that could work ... the links help a lot thanks
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