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    Length Contraction

    Hello, Just one quick question. What happens to the molecular structure of an object if it moves close to the speed of light? Does the high speed affect the atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons, molecular structures? Does the density/thickness of the object increase? Or do the protons and...
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    Curtailed length and the twin paradox

    Hello, I've got two quick questions. Why is it so that they say "if a object moves extremely fast then we see it curtailed/shortened a little bit"? But if it moves that fast that the length even may be noticeable, how on Earth do we SEE it shortened when it moves THAT fast past us? If a...