Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 36 - Review Check Questions (Comprehension): 12

Answer

See below.

Work Step by Step

When the stick is placed along a radius, it is not moving parallel to its length. It does not suffer length contraction along its length (i.e., the meterstick gets thinner, but not shorter). This is discussed on page 694, and shown in Figure 36.12.
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