Accession Number : AD0285791

Title :   A RELATIVISTIC PARADOX

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : DEWAN,E.M.

Report Date : JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A LENGTH CONTRACTION PARADOX INVOLVING A PULSED FORCE TRANSVERSE TO THE MOTION OF A RAPIDLY MOVING OBJECT IS DISCUSSED. INTERESTING DISTORTION EFFECTS DUE TO THE AMBIGUITY OF SIMULTANEITY ARE EXAMINED AND REMARKS ARE MADE CONCERNING 'RIDIG' BODIES IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY

Descriptors :   *RELATIVITY THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE