if we travelled near light speed to another planet....

  • 6 Replies
  • 1646 Views

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

*

Offline acecharly

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • 171
    • View Profile
If we travelled near light speed and we stood in the spaceships window what would we see?

Cheers

Ace

*

Offline distimpson

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • 118
    • View Profile
    • Kansas Meteorite Museum & Nature Center
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

*

Offline acecharly

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • 171
    • View Profile
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.

*

Offline yor_on

  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *******
  • 12188
  • (Ah, yes:) *a table is always good to hide under*
    • View Profile
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,
"BOMB DISPOSAL EXPERT. If you see me running, try to keep up."

*

Offline acecharly

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • 171
    • View Profile
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 ....

*

lean bean

  • Guest
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.

*

Offline acecharly

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • 171
    • View Profile
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