Accession Number:

AD0285791

Title:

A RELATIVISTIC PARADOX

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Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

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Report Date:

1962-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A LENGTH CONTRACTION PARADOX INVOLVING A PULSED FORCE TRANSVERSE TO THE MOTION OF A RAPIDLY MOVING OBJECT IS DISCUSSED. INTERESTING DISTORTION EFFECTS DUE TO THE AMBIGUITY OF SIMULTANEITY ARE EXAMINED AND REMARKS ARE MADE CONCERNING RIDIG BODIES IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE