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    Dec 20, 2016, 06:45 PM
    A subatomic particle with an average lifetime of 2.1x10^(-9)s at rest is placed into
    A subatomic particle with an average lifetime of 2.1x10^(-9)s at rest is placed into a particle accelerator, and is made to move at 2.6x10^(8) m/s. Calculate the average lifetime of the particle in the accelerator.
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    Dec 21, 2016, 09:47 AM
    Are you familiar with the Lorentz transformation as it applies to time dilation? Show us your work in calculating this and we'll be happy to check it for you.

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