basement of the office building than it is at the top floor. Because clocks run more slowly
in regions of low gravitational potential, clocks in the basement will run more slowly
than clocks on the top floor. Hence, the twin who works on the top floor will age more
(c) False. The shortening of the length of an object in the direction in which it is moving
is independent of the velocity of the frame of reference from which it is observed.
(e) False. Consider two explosions equidistant, but in opposite directions, from an
whereN is the number of reactions per
second and\u2206m is the loss of mass per
(a) The mean lifetime of the muon,
as measured in the laboratory, is
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