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Homework Help: Lorentz transformation question

  1. Dec 29, 2009 #1
    "a space ship goes from earth to planet x.
    then it goes to the moon of planet x.when it reaches the moon it detects a energy pulse
    and 1.01 seconds later planet x blows up.
    the distance between planet x and its moon is 400 million meters
    the speed of the space ship relatively to planet x and its moon is 0.980c.

    A.what is the time difference between detecting the signal and the blowing of planet x
    B.what is the meaning of the time difference
    C.did the pulse made the planet to blow up or its other wise "

    the question is inside the photo

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