Program 13: Twin Paradox with TV monitoring
The purpose of this program is to simulate what each of the two twins A and B sees on their Television.
This program is base around the question: Twin Paradox
No specific operation is required.
The display shows:
The clocks are shown in four frames. The duration is also shown.
- On the left part of the screen the three clocks of A: A, B' and A".
- On the right part of the screen the three clocks of B: B, A' and B"
- At the bottom: The view from A's perspective i.e. B moves (initial) towards X.
- At the bottom: The view from B's perspective i.e. A moves (initial) away and X aproaches.
Program: TWIN.BAS source
In order to download the source select:TWIN.BAS
To see the program listing select:TWIN.HTM
In order to calculate B's time the correction factor is used: SQR(1-Vē/Cē)
Last modified: 17 March 1998
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