PHY112 Lab 13
Name Dylan Wilson
Below are seven scenarios or thought experiments. Based on the readings in the
textbook and other books or Web sites you may have used, provide (
in your own words
explanations for each scenario.
1. Person A is standing in a parking lot. Person B is riding in a car that is moving with velocity
). Person B shines a flashlight in the direction going forward. What speed of light will each
The average life span in the United States is about 70 years. Does this mean that it is
impossible for an average person to travel a distance greater than 70 light years away from the
Earth? (A light year is the distance that light travels in a year.) This is not a yes or no answer.
Explain your reasoning.