Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 26 - The Special Theory of Relativity - Questions: 7

Answer

Time actually passes more slowly in the moving reference frame.

Work Step by Step

The effect has nothing to do with one’s own perception or the details of the clocks. Using various experiments, scientists have measured that time passes more slowly in moving reference frames. Any method of measuring time (e.g., atomic clocks, muon decay rates) finds the same result.
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