Jan 7th 2017, 11:09 AM
Join Date: Aug 2010
Originally Posted by JustKiddingImNotAPhD
Yes I believe so.
But, if the spaceships are going towards each other at c, the observer will still measure the spaceship the speed of light. Because, remember, you still have to take time dilation and length contraction into account.
And then the two spaceships will turn into pink flamingos! My point is that if you start with false
hypotheses you can come to any conclusion. A space ship cannot travel at the speed of light to begin with.
You will eventually see the spaceship going at the half of the length it should travel, and half of the time you will measure(you are going towards it at the same speed), and the final result gives you c, the speed of light.
No, it won't.
So basically, no matter what position you are at, or what speed you are going, and what direction you are going towards, the speed of light you measure will always be c.
Yes, but that has nothing to do your previous assertions.