#### benorin

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Ok so I've got a question after walking through the time dilation derivation that used 'light clocks' (think a beam of light bouncing back and forth between mirrors) to derive ##\delta t^\prime = \frac{\delta t}{\sqrt{1-\frac{v^2}{c^2}}}##. So my Q is could you derive the same equation if you had used atomic clocks instead? Don't actually do so here, just wanted to know if it would have lead to the same relation. Thanks for your time!

Edit, my tex tags seem to not work?! I'm sure that was how...

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Edit, my tex tags seem to not work?! I'm sure that was how...

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