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Frames of reference

  1. Mar 23, 2016 #1
    is space an inertial or non inertial frame of reference?
     
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  3. Mar 23, 2016 #2

    phinds

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    "space" is not a frame of reference at all. You have to pick an object and say " the frame of reference in which this object is at rest"
     
  4. Mar 23, 2016 #3
    can u plz make me understand why time dilated in space?
     
  5. Mar 23, 2016 #4

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    Time dilation has nothing to do with space. You, right now as you read this, sitting somewhere on Earth, are MASSIVELY time dilated according to a particle in the CERN accelerator. You are also slightly time dilated according to a fast-moving cosmological body, and you are not time dilated at all according to the chair you are sitting in.
     
  6. Mar 23, 2016 #5
    Sorry...!:frown:I can't understand yet . Plz explain it in simple way
     
  7. Mar 23, 2016 #6

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    This is not a sensible expectation. You can't expect someone on here to teach you a subject or a topic from the beginning. Instead, there are many resources online and in bookstores that will try to teach you pretty much any subject you could imagine.

    If you have a specific question, you can ask it here and get some good insights.

    No one can "make you understand" something. You have to study it for yourself and then ask if something confuses you.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2016 #7
    ok....could u plz clarify me that why moving objects with speed of light experiences time dialation?
     
  9. Mar 23, 2016 #8

    PeroK

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    I can't because the question is nonsense.
     
  10. Mar 23, 2016 #9

    phinds

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    @BLUE PEARL, you really need to take the advice offered in post #6 and do some basic reading. Your questions make it clear that you have zero fundamental understanding of these concepts so asking random questions on an internet forum is pointless. You HAVE to get a basic understanding on your own before you can even ask meaningful questions.
     
  11. Mar 23, 2016 #10

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    As has been said, we cannot teach you everything about a topic. You're going to need to look up some information on your own before we can help you.

    Some links to look at:
    http://www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton/teaching/HPS_0410/chapters/Special_relativity_principles/
    http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/books/sat2/physics/chapter19section1.rhtml
    http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/21st_century_science/lectures/lec06.html
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Special_relativity_(Physics).aspx

    Give these a thorough reading. Once you've done so, feel free to start a new thread on this subject in the relativity forum. Thread locked.
     
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