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Twin paradox and time dilation

  1. Jan 6, 2012 #1
    I like astrophysics,so i read books relating to it.I am also determined to make my career in the same.At present i am reading a book ,which includes brief about Einstein's 'Relativity and special relativity' theory.It also explains to some extent the 'Twin paradox' and 'Time dilation' concept.But, i can't really understand it all.Can anyone explain me the exact concept?as i don't have mentor in the above field.
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  3. Jan 6, 2012 #2


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    Scroll down to the bottom of this page and you will see a bunch of similar threads including one with the exact same title as yours. Read those threads and see if they answer your questions.
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