As I have read, a clock in a spaceship approaching the speed of light will appear to slow down in time from the point of view of an outside stationary observer. Does the direction of travel of the space ship relative to the observer have an effect? If it is travelling towards the observer it seems to me like it should speed up in time, and slow down when moving away? Furthermore, what would the time dilation be to the observer if the space ship was moving in a circle around the observer? Thanks(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Special Relativity and direction of travel

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