Re: Before Now

Anders Sandberg (
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 12:55:33 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 23 Jan 1997, Mike Cowar. wrote:

> >> famous experiment where two atomic clocks are perfectly synchronized,
> >> then you take one of them in a jet and fly a good distance at
> >> some mach coefficient, only to land and find that the two clocks are
> >> minutes off?
> I am under the impression hot atoms move faster than cold ones.
> Is that true?

Yes, but they are far below relativistic velocities (I assume you
wondered if the effect could be due to other effects than GR).

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