Tag Archives: time dilation

If you were to move at light speed, would you see the lights from your headlight?

Vsauce ventured into giving us a proper reply to this question. No, you won’t see any light because you would not experience time or space for that matter. Given the fact that the special relativity has some math formulas, we can conclude that at light speed c the space is infinitely contracted and the time […]

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How to see time travel

Joe Hanson explains how we can see time travel or, better said, how subatomic particles feel the dilation of time as they fly around us at near the speed of light. Using what is called a cloud chamber, a particle detector, you can detect muons, secondary radiation particles that are generated after particles from the […]

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How to slow down time in the lab

It is a known fact that due to space-time relativity the time flows slower when you move faster and that the time also slows down the moment you get closer to a center of gravity. This is called time dilation and it has been measures in GPS satellites or when people flew with the airplanes […]

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The twin paradox

Nick from Science Asylum explains why the twin paradox is not a paradox. the paradoxes show up in our models and in our math, but they do not exist in the nature and the Universe is functioning perfectly even if we do not understand these physics paradoxes. The twin paradox says that if one of […]

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Physics in 9.9999s: tides, Celsius, time dilation, negative temperature and stars in the sky

Minute Physics has a new series called Physics explained in 9.9999s and these short videos can explain a lot in only a few seconds. Kudos to Minute Physics for this hard work. In the video from above we undertsand that the tides are created by Moon’s gravitational pull. In the video from below we learn […]

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