Tuesday

September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014

Posted by **Joe Schmo** on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 11:10pm.

- Physics -
**drwls**, Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 1:11amTime on the rocket goes more slowly, as seen by earth-based observer. The elapsed time on the rocket is lower by a factor sqrt[1-(v/c)^2] = sqrt(0.25) = 1/2

2^8 = 256 is the number of bacteria that are produced on earth during the time interval you are discussing.

The rocket's bacteria will have doubled half as many times, so there will be 2^4 = 16 bacteria

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

precalculus - A bacteria culture initially contains 1500 bacteria and doubles ...

MATH :) - 3. In Biology, it is found that the bacteria in a certain culture ...

Math - A certain bacterium divides into 2 bacteria every 20 minutes. If there ...

math - The bacteria in a certain culture double every 7.5 hours. The culture has...

calculus - A bacteria culture starts with 900 bacteria and the population ...

Precalculus - NEED HELP ASAP PLEASE!! A bacteria culture starts with 2000 ...

math - A type of bacteria doubles in number every 12 hours. After 2 days, there...

math - The number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by: n(t) = 1330e^(0.42t) (...

math - A type of bacteria doubles in number every 12 hours. After 2 days, there ...

Pre-Calculus - The population of a particular type of bacteria doubles in number...