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Most recent answer: 12/04/2010
Q:
IF THE RACE OF 10 LIGHTYEAR BETWEEN PHOTON AND ME, WHO WILL WIN RACE ACCORDING TO RELATIVITY?
- HITESH (age 15)
SURAT, GUJRAT,INDIA
A:
In any reference frame, light travels at c. You have rest mass, so you travel at less than c. Light wins.

Mike W.

(published on 12/04/2010)

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