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Time and Space dilation and contraction

  1. Mar 10, 2006 #1
    Does time and space dilate and or contract so that the constant of light is not violated for any observer?
    Thanks for your time,
    -Scott
     
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  3. Mar 13, 2006 #2
    Time dilates. lengths in the direction of motion contract.
     
  4. Mar 14, 2006 #3
    time and space dilate and contract as well c remains constant

    If you determine the space-time coordinates of a distant event using radar or photographic detection then time and distance could dilate and contract as well depending on the fact that the light signal is incoming or receeding.
     
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