ERIC Number: EJ509114
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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The Universality of Time Dilation and Space Contraction.
Daly, Lisa N.; Horton, George K.
Physics Teacher, v32 n5 p306-08 May 1994
Describes the extended general physics course taught at Rutgers University. The course presents to students at the high school algebra level the topic of analyzing a particular thought experiment that yields the time dilation formula and subsequently space contraction, velocity addition, and other 20th-century physics concepts. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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