Assuming 300,000 km/sec for c;(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I am in a space ship which is 300 meters long travelling at 0.5c. A beam of light passes me and I want to measure how long it took to travel the length of my ship.

As c is the same in all frames of reference, I would work this out as distance (300 m) divided by speed (300,000 km/sec) which = 1 microsecond.

Is this correct?

If so, what about length contraction?

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# Quick length contraction question please

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