Why Properties of Space & Time Are Not Absolute


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Which of the following is a speed that an object cannot possibly achieve?

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1. Two aliens leave the same planet on two separate rocketships. Alien 1 will be travelling at 0.50c and Alien 2 will be travelling at 0.85c. The aliens both leave their planet at the same time. After three years, a scientist on the their home world wants to determine which Alien is ageing slowest compared to other aliens on the home planet. Which of the following will the scientist conclude?

2. The constant c represents:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The properties of time and space are not absolute. You can find out how much you know about those properties with quiz questions on key topics like an impossible speed for any object and the 'constant c.'

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will determine how much you know about the following:

  • Using time dilation
  • An object's energy after its mass gets bigger
  • Scientific relationship for an object traveling at a given speed

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the properties of time and space
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 'constant c' and what happens to an object once its mass is increased
  • Making connections - use your understanding of objects that are traveling at a certain speed and how it's connected to a mathematical formula

Additional Learning

Many advancements to humanity have been made from the study of physics. The lesson called Why Properties of Space & Time Are Not Absolute will teach you more about these subjects:

  • Mass, energy and the speed of light
  • Nuclear energy and the Global Positioning System
  • Time dilation and length contraction