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Relativity on spin particles

  1. May 6, 2008 #1
    Well, let's say we put energy to spin every particle in an atom. Do spinning them faster have relativistic effects as far as time space dilation? Oo... hot. Cuz I think we can use electromagnetic to speed up spin. If this is true, I'm na fieldadize myself up and go to mars. :rofl:
     
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  3. May 8, 2008 #2

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    The "spin" of particles is angular momentum, but nothing is actually spinning.
    Any given particle has a quantized spin that can't be changed.
    They can't "spin faster".
     
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