suppose you had a planet with a train going all the way around the circumference. The train is a complete loop so you just have an endless train. now speed the train up to near c.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Because of length contration would the train begin to squeeze the planet?

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# Length contraction problem

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