Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 26 - The Special Theory of Relativity - Questions: 6

Answer

The measurement of the passage of time.

Work Step by Step

The effect has nothing to do with the clocks themselves, but with the very passage of time itself, which is measured to pass more slowly in moving reference frames. Any method of measuring time (e.g., radioactive decay rates) finds the same result.
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