Unformatted text preview: In the O'frame (Rocket frame) ) ; 50 ( ) 49 ; 50 ( ) 49 , ( ) ; ( ly D ly ly C ly B A = = = = ) 246 ; 251 ( ) ; 10 ( ) 246 , 241 ( ) ; ( ly ly D ly C ly ly B A − = = − = = where I used 925 . 4 025 . 5 1 / 1 98 . 2 = = − = = βγ β γ . According to Jim on the Earth at Rick’s meeting with John: Rick’s age = 50 years Jim’s age = 50 years John’s age = 50 years Rick traveled a distance of 49 ly According to Rick on the rocket at the meeting with John: Rick’s age = 10 years Jim’s age = 251 years! John’s age = 10 years + 241 years = 251 years! Rick traveled a distance of 9.75 ly! John traveled a distance of 246 ly! (ct;x) (ct';x') Round off to the nearest lightyear...
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PHY 3063 taught by Professor Field during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.
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