Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 35 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 27

Answer

In your own frame of reference, objects at rest appear to be their proper length.

Work Step by Step

There is no local length contraction. This is discussed on pages 676-677, and shown in Figure 35.24.
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