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Q & A: length contraction and field patterns

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Most recent answer: 12/21/2014
If I have a magnet traveling near the speed of light, would itīs EM field contract following the lorentz transfromations? or in other words: does lenght contraction applies to force fields?
- john (age 22)
Santiago, Chile

Yes. However, the Lorentz field transformations also cause the magnetic field to appear partly as an electric field in the other frame.

Mike W.

(published on 12/21/2014)

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