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Interactive video lesson plan for: Relativity Paradox - Sixty Symbols

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Trains, tunnels, muons and giant guillotines - strange things happen when you travel close to the speed of light. Discussing relativity, time dilation and Lorentz contraction.

Watch our first Gamma video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlJNsRZ4WxI

This video features Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham - Mike tweets at https://twitter.com/ProfMike_M

Animation by Drew Mokris - http://www.spinnerdisc.com

Sounds effects from Freesound.org with thanks to: Dymewiz ad yottasounds

Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/
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This project features scientists from The University of Nottingham

Sixty Symbols videos by Brady Haran

A run-down of Brady's channels:

Atlas of Creation on shelf explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dylv1EiMejI

Tagged under: sixtysymbols,relativity,lorentz contraction,time dilation,train,tunnel,muon,ladder,barn

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