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Old October 4th, 2012 (12:34 AM).
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    Thread title reminded me of a funny moment I had in Physics class the other day.

    I was calculating time dilation at speeds close to the speed of light and it wasn't working. I was getting so frustrated and yelling "you're wrong, why are you wrong?" other classmates were laughing but I didn't care, my calculator was wrong and I didn't know why.
    Turns out I was using c = 3.0x10^8 m/s instead of c = 1 as in 1x the speed of light.
    Boy did I look silly when I worked it out.
    LOL!
    Spoiler:

    t0 = t1 x (1/(SQRT 1- (v/c)) or something I dunno Einstein's special relativity was last semester.
    where v >0<1 and c = 1
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