0.25,0.1,0.2 .. ??
First specify the number of decimal places you will allow (obviously a finite number) then, er, do something....
Event A,A': pulse fired
Event B: pulse detected
B 9' 8' 7' 6' 5' 4' 3' 2' 1' 0' A'
Path of beam is not A->A' ?
My thoughts (could well be wrong)..
In a frame moving relative to the observer..
From the emitter POV the receiver/mirror lags behind in time/space....
No, the same I shape. Pretty much the same question as to Phyti in the preceding post.
I'm interested. Let us imagine that the v=0 light clock is based on a single short pulse fired by a narrow beam laser. The time for the pulse to...
Many thanks for that explanation.
Hopefully it has become clear that my ultimate aim is to understand 'everything' about the elementary...
I do think the basic idea in Phyti's diagrams is brilliant - but maybe needs tweaking to make it more comprehensible.
Edit - as timeout from the...
I'm starting to like that idea.
You copied Phyti's diagram - I copied your diagram. No t'. I think we have to assume the observer has his own clock...
Alice? Not all of my ideas are good - probably not even the best ones. What I think we should be looking for is the same event in both frames - when...
I think this may be causing some confusion.
Below I have attempted to draw the same clock seen either in the same frame as the clock or moving past...
My first successful analysis of the muon experiment was the result of seeing that the muon is moving through the Earth frame at v and the Earth is...
phyti - I think we have already have enough trouble with the basics.
Looking at my diagram above - which is (hopefully) the same as Neddy's with a few extras.
I'll admit I had as much difficulty with these...
If Clock B is moving at velocity v relative to Clock A then isn't Clock A moving at velocity -v relative to Clock B? (My thanks to Halc for making...
This works for me in a way that deceleration didn't.
I see what you're saying - actually not but I'll work on it. Thanks. No questions at present.
Alice is at the first station passed by Bob.
Colin runs towards the rear (at velocity -v) of the train driven by Bob at velocity v. This has the...
Following on from the last post.
We gave Alice,Bob and Colin the same number of muons in a bag at the start.
When they meet up later and count their...
I must admit I (still) think the implied frames are sufficient.
Alice stays on the station.
Bob drives the train at velocity v relative...
Let us imagine we have two stations 1 km apart.
The train runs between the two stations at velocity v.
The train driver measures the time interval...
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