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Why is Time Slower in Rockets?

Have you found it difficult to wrap your mind around the concept of time dilation? Then today’s video should help make it much easier to understand! Professor Mike Merrifield is back with a terrific explanation of the mathematics behind the slowing of time when observing an object moving close to the speed of light.

Why is time slower in rockets? [YouTube]

You can view the first two parts of the Gamma Trilogy via the links below…

Time Dilation – Sixty Symbols [YouTube]

Relativity Paradox – Sixty Symbols [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 12/26/13

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