Students will learn how length contraction follows from time dilation and the meaning of the gamma factor.
Determining the observed length of an object in a fixed frame of reference using the equation L = L √ (1- (v^(2)/c^(2)))
Recognizing how the perceived length of an object changes as it approaches the speed of light
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Length Contraction.
This study guide gives an overview of special relativity and general relativity: a look at time dilation, length contraction, relativistic mass and kinetic energy, twins paradox, and spacetime.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Length Contraction.