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Do you agree with my explanation of time dilation

  1. Apr 8, 2013 #1
    The increased contraction and shortening of space is causing dilation in the passing of time. In other words, increased relative velocity spreads two points in time further from each other.

    Please tell me I understand this correctly!

    I hope the Great Peter Donis will weigh in.
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  3. Apr 9, 2013 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    You seem to be saying that length contraction causes time dilation ... they are both manifestations of the same phenomena.
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