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  1. #1 Math behind the maryland experiment 
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    What's the math behind it? I can't seem to find it. I mean the experiment where they put an atomic clock in a plane and one was stationed on the ground. They tried to proof relativity with it.


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  3. #2 Re: Math behind the maryland experiment 
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    Quote Originally Posted by ttontt
    What's the math behind it? I can't seem to find it. I mean the experiment where they put an atomic clock in a plane and one was stationed on the ground. They tried to proof relativity with it.
    It is special relativity.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_relativity

    Particularly time dilation

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_dilation

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_dilation


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