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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.
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kbrougham Group Title
(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 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
May it be a virtual experiment?
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kbrougham Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its 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
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MotherOfGod Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
twin paradox maybe
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MotherOfGod Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_paradox
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MotherOfGod Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=244093
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MotherOfGod Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.schoolphysics.co.uk/age1619/Relativity/text/Time_dilation/index.html
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kbrougham Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah that could work ... the links help a lot thanks
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