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# 10/02/2017 The ultimate speed limit | Coursera

## The ultimate speed limit

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1.
If the relative velocity between two frames of reference is c, what is the value of
the Lorentz factor?

c2

In nity

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Imagine that you had a spaceship that could travel at the speed of light. If you
got in your spaceship and took a well-running clock (any clock that keeps time
well) with you, and then passed by the Earth going at the speed of light, what
would an observer on Earth observe about your clock when they compare it to
an identical clock on Earth?

Your clock would keep time the same as the Earth clock.

## Your clock would be frozen (stop running).

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## Your clock would run slower than the Earth clock.

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Imagine that you had a spaceship that could travel at the speed of light. If you
got in your spaceship and took a well-running clock (any clock that keeps time
well) with you, and then passed by the Earth going at the speed of light, what

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## Your clock would be frozen (stop running).

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