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Title: Is Relativistic Mass Real?

Abstract

One of the oddest features of special relativity is the inability to go faster than the speed of light and this is absolutely true. The most common explanation is that the mass of an object increases with speed, but this particular explanation simply isn’t true. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln explains the truth behind this.

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Research Org.:
FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1378483
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; RELATIVITY; INERTIA; MASS; MOMENTUM; VELOCITY; GAMMA; SPEED OF LIGHT; RELATIVISTIC MASS

Citation Formats

Lincoln, Don. Is Relativistic Mass Real?. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Lincoln, Don. Is Relativistic Mass Real?. United States.
Lincoln, Don. Tue . "Is Relativistic Mass Real?". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1378483.
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year = {2017},
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