Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 35 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 682: 29


Particles with more momentum travel along a straighter trajectory when they encounter a magnetic field. The observed paths verify the relativistic formula for momentum, $p = \gamma mv$, not the classical formula $p = mv$.

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