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*To*: "'Steve VanDevender'" <stevev@darkwing.uoregon.edu>, <starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu>*Subject*: RE: starship-design: Relativity*From*: "L. Parker" <lparker@cacaphony.net>*Date*: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 18:49:13 -0600*Importance*: Normal*In-Reply-To*: <14459.51916.183572.902355@darkwing.uoregon.edu>*Reply-To*: "L. Parker" <lparker@cacaphony.net>*Sender*: owner-starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu

I kind of thought so... Okay, first question: If the limit of T (the time required to go from point A to point B) as v approached c equals zero, why isn't the limit of ABbar (the length of the worldline) as v approaches c equal to zero? I sort of understand how and why it is actually shorter even though it isn't a straight line, but why doesn't it go to zero as v approaches arbitrarily close to c? Or have I simply not read far enough yet? Maybe I'm just totally confused? Lee

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