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Unformatted text preview: (c) What is the length of spaceship A as measured by B? (15 pts) 2. A Physics Professor teaching PHY 2D is giving a Quiz to his class who are on a spaceship moving at velocity v relative to him. He starts the Quiz when the class’s position and his position coincide. If he wants to stop the Quiz after a time T (spaceship time), show that he must send a light signal to his proctors (traveling on the ship) at time on his clock T = T 1 ! v / c 1 + v / c (Allow for the time taken for the light signal from the professor to the spaceship). (10 pts)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2009 for the course PHYS phys 2d taught by Professor Hirsch during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08