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RE: RE: Time Travel2.. Why Thing Slow Down.

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Posted by Mark Parsons on March 20, 2000 16:00:45 UTC

Hey Chris again..

The equation is

T= to / (1-(v^2/c(speed of light)^2))

When you reach the speed of light 1 subtract 1 is zero thus the denominator is 0. We all know this is undefined thus this can`t happen. So you can`t travel faster but as you approch the speed of light time slows down. But from who`s respects? Well let`s say you have a telescope and are able to read the persons traveling in the space ships watch. Well then the person from earth who is considered to be at rest will read that the person moving`s watch is ticking slower then the person at rest.

Hope I was able to answer your question. If you have any others please contact me at

yours physically..
Mark Parsons
OAC student Galt C.I.

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