lecture 39 - Lorentz transformations 1

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Announcements 4/6/11 Prayer Exam 3 ongoing Friday’s lecture: no reading assignment people on Friday night/Saturday morning. Very Important Symbols “gamma” is sometimes called “the Lorentz factor” or “the  time dilation factor” Thoughts about prayer and simultaneity (or lack thereof) v c β= 2 1 1 γ β = -
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Example: me slamming the book on the table Example: me slamming the book on the table again Example: measuring the time between book slams Example: measuring the length of the book passing by earth a. When/where do these events occur? t
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