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Posted by Dustin_Fitz/">Dustin_Fitz on December 16, 1999 15:32:41 UTC

I have been looking at the theory of realitivity and was wondering about the idea, that as an object is traveling at or near the speed of light, or is accelerated (a force acting on the object apears to be arbitrary) at or near the speed of light an observer will observe the time of the object slow down. I dont think this is right though. Given a person (person A) in a space that has no sides, celling or floor, and another person(person B) is traveling at or near the speed of light(for the rest of the story I will refer to this speed as "speed C" in order to not type repetitive information) in the same space. Each person has a clock. Person A observes person B traveling at speed C an acording to Einestin's theory, Person A will see person B's clock to fall behind his own. Acording to realitivity, person B will see person A travel at speed C realitive to himself, hence he will expirience person A's clock to fall behind his own. Now, when the two clocks are brought next to each other, they will have to bee the same. I am not sure how this applies, and I would be very thankfull for any help on clearing this up.

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