of BACKLIGHT images are produced in "slow
light scenarios" similar to Gamow's classic
"Mr Tompkins in Wonderland" - where the
speed of light is reduced to a crawl. In our case, we
adopt a velocity of 5ms-1.
any image to enlarge.
flickering streetlight allows us to see the effects
of time-delayed sight
A motionless tram
The same tram, moving at 0.866c
The same scene, but with the
central portion altered to to remove colour/intensity
changes, so the geometry alteration is more apparent.
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