From relativity, if a rocket moves close to c, then its mass increases along with everything inside the rocket.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Now what if there was a scale inside the rocket? Would the scale read a higher value?

I assume the scale should stay the same because if it didn't, then you can do an experiment to determine whether you are moving or not, and being able to detect a moving reference frame is not allowed.

So the true question should be, why would the scale read the same number even though mass is being increased?

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# Relativistic Mass detection

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