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Two particles and time dilation

  1. Aug 28, 2013 #1

    may I ask you about a help (or where to find proper study materials)?

    I have two particles - A and B. A is moving at constant velocity in a gravitational field with constant acceleration (due to gravity). B is moving on spiral trajectory at accelerated velocity in a gravitational field with changing acceleration (due to gravity). What would be the time dilation for A and B?

    Thank you very much!
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  3. Aug 28, 2013 #2
    Well if A is moving at a constant velocity then its not accelerating?
  4. Aug 28, 2013 #3
    Suppose two velocities v1 and v2, eg. v1 = 5 km.s-1 and v2 = 10t km.s-1 (acceleration times time, time integration).
  5. Aug 28, 2013 #4
    But maybe, who is then accelerating... :)
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