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24.7 Lorentz Transformation: Examples

Module 24: Lorentz Transformation: Examples - Problem 2

Consider two broomsticks whose resting lengths are each 255 feet with the only difference being that one is red and the other is blue. From your perspective on Earth, the blue broomstick is stationary and the other red broomstick is rushing by in the positive x-direction with speed $v=\frac{8}{17}c$.

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