i have been wondering about this for a while ......(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

suppose , a spacecraft in space moves with a simple harmonic motion ( e.g. on a straight line ) between points on space A and B . it fires a rocket from point B that travels with a speed .9c ...... now

if the rocket comes back to point B after a time t ( measured in the spacecraft ) then what amount of time will be counted by the person driving the rocket ?

2. what will be the measured time if the rocket comes back and land on any points along the line AB ?

[ the spacecraft always has the same frequency all the time ]

3. what are the graphical representation of the above situations ?

thanks for your answers in advance ..

THE HARLEQUIN

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# A time dilation problem

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