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anonymous
 one year ago
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Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your question is related to the famous twin paradox, and time dilation

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1please, see my tutorial on Special Relativity, for more details, about the time dilation: http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/55959d90e4b01def59ee5ca3

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in few words, for a person who travels to a speed near to the light speed, his time runs slowly, with respect to the time measured by a person at rest. Please note that both person measure the time in the proper reference system

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oops.. both persons...

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we have 2 reference systems: one is the reference system at which the persons who travels at a speed near to the light speed is a t rest, and the other is the reference system with respect to the first reference system is moving, namley here is my drawing: dw:1437248921806:dw the person in S sees the person in S' who travels at a speed near to the light speed

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the person is S' measures his time say t' whereas the other person in S measures his time t

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we have two different times

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and, we have: t' < t

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1namely: the person in S' ages more slowly than the person in S
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