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Offline acecharly

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If we travelled near light speed and we stood in the spaceships window what would we see?

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Re: if we travelled near light speed to another planet....
« Reply #1 on: 14/10/2012 17:45:50 »
I usually visit this site when thinking of such things:

http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SR/Spaceship/spaceship.html
 

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Re: if we travelled near light speed to another planet....
« Reply #2 on: 14/10/2012 18:15:21 »
thanks for the link.....i was expecting we would see galaxies rotating like water going down a spout.
 

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Re: if we travelled near light speed to another planet....
« Reply #3 on: 14/10/2012 18:48:58 »
You can try this one too Relativistic optical effects,
 

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Re: if we travelled near light speed to another planet....
« Reply #4 on: 15/10/2012 16:05:40 »
Thanks yor_on excellent link :)

Its not what i was expecting, i think i like things as they are ....
 

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Re: if we travelled near light speed to another planet....
« Reply #5 on: 15/10/2012 16:31:23 »
Or sir may like to try something a little more relaxing on the eye...
http://www.fourmilab.ch/cship/cship.html#cont
start at 'our sturdy craft' and work on.
 

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Re: if we travelled near light speed to another planet....
« Reply #6 on: 15/10/2012 16:49:58 »
im beginning to feel spoilt lol
 

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