Can you apply kinetic energy to an object using its recessional velocity from the exp

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Can you apply kinetic energy to an object using its recessional velocity from the expansion of the universe?


I don't think so because then the kinetic energy would be relative to whatever you compare it to, what do you think?
 

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No. Kinetic energy would be different for every different frame of reference.
Then there's the problem of the kinetic energy of stars moving at greater than lightspeed as seen from here.
 
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Kinetic energy, like politics, is always local.
 

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