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Unformatted text preview: an equilibrium point. Calculate if the center of mass is a stable or an unstable equilibrium. c) Without calculation, can you write down the gravitational field at a distance r >> l from the center of mass? Then prove this with a calculation. PAP111/PHYS1A Tutorial Sheet 9 19 th of November 2010 Claus-Dieter Ohl 2 3) Special Relativity A muon formed high in the Earth ’ s atmosphere travels at a speed v = 0.990 c for a distance of 4.60 km before it decays into an electron, a neutrino, and an anti-neutrino ( e a) For what time interval does the muon live as a measured in its reference frame? b) How far does the Earth travel as measured in the frame of the muon?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2010 for the course SPMS pap111 taught by Professor Claus-dieterohl during the Fall '10 term at Nanyang Technological University.
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