The ladder paradox can be resolved when considering the relativity of simultaneity. However, wouldn't the problem be unsolvable when thinking of it in terms of general relativity? For instance, if the ladder was stationary relative to the earth, and the barn was accelerating towards the ladder (relative to the earth) until it reached some particular velocity (and then stopped accelerating), the ladder would not fit inside the barn.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So I guess what I'm asking is, aren't these paradoxes in special relativity pointless if the questions depend on which object experienced an acceleration?

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# Ladder Paradox/General Relativity?

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