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Re: You Can Travel In Time...

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Posted by MINKAS/">MINKAS on May 4, 1998 14:32:40 UTC

I have been working on Time Dilation, Length Contraction and Mass Effect for almost four years. I went over to a Time Dilation webpage and did a game with two people in the game, Jane and Tom. When I set their ages to one year old, set the ship velocity to 99.9999% the velocity of light, the results were really different. Distance: 4.3 Lightyears Velocity: 99.9999% of Light

Someone else's Results- Jane's Shuttle Time: 1.0108 years Tom's Earth Time: 9.8452 years My Results- Jane's Shuttle Time: 6076.707982 years Tom's Earth Time: 8.593769288 years I know I could be wrong but I really doubt it. Your formula for how this happened, the one Einstein is thinking of in the picture of him is wrong. That formula is for Length Contraction and not Time Dilation. I think that is why our results are different. I'm sorry for taking on your University but I want to know who is wrong, thankyou.

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