The direct detection of Lorentz contraction is possible
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In this brief paper the author suggests that it is possible to measure the Lorentz contraction directly by detecting the de-excitation quadrupole radiation of a rapidly moving spherical excited nucleus.
KeywordsPACS 03.30 Special relativity
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