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What is twin paradox?

TWIN PARADOX is a paradoxical situation coming in while explaining the theory of relativity. “Time dilation” is one of the important consequences of relativity. It says that if a body is moving with relativistic speeds, time will dialate …

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An interesting question based on Relativity (Time dilation and the Twin Paradox)

Yes, this is similar to the twin paradox, but with a few changes: Two brothers set off from earth to make a round trip of 30 light years in total. The first brother, say Albert, has a ship that travels at 10% the speed of light so his journey will take him 300 years and, […]