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1. General Term: Length Contraction
Length Contraction The contraction of a measured length of an object or a distance in a frame of
reference moving at nearly the speed of light, predicted by the theory of
special relativity .
2. General Term: Special Relativity
energy, time dilation , and length contraction .
There are many ways to discuss
special relativity (SR); one is to start with empirical data
1.Time dilation and the downfall of the
Ideal clocks can be
3. General Term: Twin Paradox
is shortened because of length contraction .
for Twin Paradox
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4. Physics Topic: Special Relativity
as the twin paradox , length contraction , time dilation , and so
on. These paradoxes, in turn, expose the "relativity"
of separate space or time measurements, but they point to an underlying
"absolute" or unchanging