[meteorite-list] age of meteorites

From: Michael Mulgrew <mikestang_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:31:47 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMseTy0+GO=QqedxmOBHbOaeWnHVS_-AiAMLbrt1+ZGy-B6u=g_at_mail.gmail.com>

No meteoroid body travels anywhere near "a subtantual [sic] percentage
of the speed of light". Although their relative ages will be
different based on Einstein's theory, their practical age is
realistically unaffected I would think.

Michael in so. Cal.

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Pete Shugar via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> greetings to all,
> my background is in electronics. everything deals with either C or C2.
> Einstein states that nothing goes faster than the speed of light and
> that as you approach the speed of light, things get older slower.
> So this meteorite in it's travels is going at a rate that is a
> subtantual percentage of the speed of light. Has anyone taken this into
> consideration when placing an age on the meteorite?
> Just a thought to tickle the old brain cells!!
> Pete Shugar
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Received on Mon 18 Jul 2016 06:31:47 PM PDT

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