time dilation


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time dilation

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The relativistic slowing of a clock that moves with respect to a stationary observer. Also called time dilatation.

time dilation

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time dilatation

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(General Physics) the principle predicted by relativity that time intervals between events in a system have larger values measured by an observer moving with respect to the system than those measured by an observer at rest with respect to it
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There are also parallel realities, and time dilation to get your head around.
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Trinity, FL, October 10, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The paper "Gravitational and Kinematic Time Dilation," published in the Journal of Astrophysical Mechanics by Dimiter Bayramov, reconsiders the operation of an atomic clock in Earth's gravitational flow and shows that due to the lower gravitational medium flow density and velocity in Earth orbit, a cesium-133 atomic clock experiences lower gravitational pressure and ticks few nanoseconds faster in Earth orbit compared to the same clock at Earth's surface.
'A' nd Isaiah,' Father Timothy suddenly recalled the story from the Old Testament, 'when the angel 'when the angel T took him to heaven for two hours, he later discovered 32 years had passed by on earth.' 'Time dilation, Einstein called it,' said the old priest, and he advised: 'but I'd keep quiet about it if I were you.' And Father Timothy did for 50 years.
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