Quiz7_a-d - NAME: _ Quiz #7a: Phys270 1. [10 pts]A 2m long...

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NAME: __________________________________________ Quiz #7a: Phys270 1. [ 10 pts]A 2m long cow is running at relativistic velocity towards a 1m long shed. a. [5 pts] From the cow’s reference frame, is it possible for the cow to fit inside the barn? If so, what minimum speed must the cow be moving? [leave your answer in terms of the speed of light c] b. [5 pts] From the barn’s reference frame, is it possible for the cow to fit inside the barn? If so, what minimum speed must the cow be moving? [leave your answer in terms of the speed of light c]
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NAME: __________________________________________ Quiz #7b: Phys270 2. [ 10 pts]A cow is running at a relativistic velocity towards a shed. The shed has two doors opposite one another. The cow is 2m long as measured in the cow’s rest frame and the shed is 1m long as measured in the shed’s rest frame. A farmer in the shed’s reference frame observes the cow fit into the shed, and closes the two paper thin doors and traps the cow momentarily before the cow
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course PHYSICS 270 taught by Professor Drake during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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