(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

By 2025 a spaceship shuttle service operates between the Earth and Mars. Each

spaceship is equipped with identical mono chromatic head and tail lights, and their cruising speed v relative to earth, is such that the headlight of a homeward-bound spaceship appears green ( lambda = 500 nm) and the tail-light of a departing spaceship appears red(lambda = 600 nm).(i) What is v/c ?(ii) What is the wavelength of the headlight of an earth-b ound spaceship is observed froman outward b ound one?

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Special relativity noob problem 2, Dopler shift.

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