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Does an object physically contract?

  1. Feb 27, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Does an object, like a rocketship, physically contract when traveling near the speed of light?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Not a mathematical question.
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