Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 35 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 8

Answer

The light traveling toward the rear of the rocket moves a shorter distance.

Work Step by Step

To an observer watching from a nearby planet, the back of the rocket rushes forward to meet the light pulse. This is discussed on page 662, and shown in Figure 35.5.
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