University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 37 - Relativity - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 1247: Q37.13


In principle, yes.

Work Step by Step

The extra thermal energy results in an excess mass equivalent to $\frac{E_{thermal}}{c^2}$. However, the speed of light squared is such a large number that this extra mass is undetectable with current technology.
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