43 Velocity and Time

43 Velocity and Time - The speed of light 7. Explain how...

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THE MECHANICAL UNIVERSE Name: Mai Nguyen Video 43. Velocity and Time Class: PHYS 2426 1. What experiment was really the starting point of relativity? Electromagnetic induction. 2. In what year did Einstein develop the Theory of Relativity? 1905 3. What does the parameter “gamma” ( γ ) mean in relativity? Factor that the light runs slow by. 4. What is the basic premise of relativity? There can be no absolute motion and no absolute rest. 5. Nothing travels faster than what value? Light 6. When speeds are added relativistically, their sum is always less than what value?
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Unformatted text preview: The speed of light 7. Explain how the meson illustrates relativity: Distance stays the same, time changes from one frame to the other. Show that mesons disintegrate; not make it care through the atmosphere before decaying. 8. Explain why there can be no absolute state of rest in the universe: Time and distance is ever-changing; each body continues to whatever state of motion it has until something interferes with it (law of inertia). There are frames of references; Theory of relativity....
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