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Title: Relativity: how people get time dilation wrong

Abstract

Einstein’s special theory of relativity is notorious for being easy to misuse, with the result that sometimes result in claims of paradoxes. When one digs more carefully into the theory, you find that no such paradoxes actually exist. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln describes a commonly claimed time dilation paradox and shows how to resolve it

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Research Org.:
FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1644038
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; SPECIAL RELATIVITY; PARADOX; LORENTZ TRANSFORMS; TIME DILATION EQUATIONS

Citation Formats

Lincoln, Don. Relativity: how people get time dilation wrong. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Lincoln, Don. Relativity: how people get time dilation wrong. United States.
Lincoln, Don. Mon . "Relativity: how people get time dilation wrong". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1644038.
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