|Jan9-13, 08:40 AM||#1|
How can inelastic collision actually have conserved momentum.
When heat and acoustic energy are radiated from the system, doesn't this mean that the mass must have decreased as we know E = mc^2? I must be wrong, but I can't see where.
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|Jan9-13, 08:50 AM||#2|
Radiation has momentum too.
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