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Topic: Gamma demystified
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 Peter Webb Posts: 151 Registered: 5/1/11
Re: Gamma demystified
Posted: Sep 1, 2011 5:50 AM
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"Androcles" <Headmaster@Hogwarts.physics.August.31st.2011> wrote in message
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>
> "Peter Webb" <webbfamily@optusnetDIESPAMDIE.com.au> wrote in message
> news:4e5f2290\$0\$13389\$afc38c87@news.optusnet.com.au...
> | Gee, you talk as if you know something about physics. Please tell me the
> | answer to the following physics problem. There are 2 twins, one takes a
> | return trip to a star 10 light years away at a constant 0.9c. When they
> are
> | re-united, is the travelling twin younger, older or the same age as the
> stay
> | at home twin?
> |
>
> Gee, you sputter and mumble as if you know nothing about mathematics
> or physics.
> The same age. Total round trip time = 2 * 0.9 * 10 = 18 years.
> To keep time the ship makes 18 revolutions on its own axis, synchronized
> with Earth.
> Or did you imagine the Earth makes some other number of orbits about
> the Sun, shithead?
>
>

Yeah. I thought it was 2 * 10 / 0.9 = 22.22 years

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