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Lorentz Transformations

Q. In a rest frame, a mass m1 moves with a speed of 0.2c towards a mass m2, at rest. In the center-of-mass frame, both mass move towards each other wi...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Lorentz Transformations

Q. Santiago stands on the ground as Miriam flies directly toward him in her spaceship at 0.5c. She fires a small rocket directly toward Santiago that ...

Solved • Apr 20, 2017

Lorentz Transformations

Q. A high-speed train is traveling at a constant velocity along a straight-line track from Capital City to Shelbyville. According to an observer at re...

Solved • Apr 20, 2017

Lorentz Transformations

Q. A distant galaxy is moving away from the Milky Way at a speed of 0.8 c. If the galaxy ejects some material at a velocity of 0.9 c towards the Earth...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Lorentz Transformations

Q. A spacecraft passes an Earth-bound osberver at a speed of 0.5 c. If the ship then fires a missile at 0.4 c relative to the captain of the ship, wha...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017