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Accurately described only by the theory of relativity.
- ‘Jammer also accuses Einstein of assuming the expression for the relativistic kinetic energy of a body.’
- ‘At some point after its formation, the black hole emits a flare of superheated gases, travelling at relativistic speeds.’
- ‘The program takes into consideration various relativistic effects, such as Lorentz contraction, red/blue Doppler shift, headlight effect and optical aberration.’
- ‘And thus we have the birth of relativistic gravitation theory.’
- ‘The scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider fired beams of gold nuclei into each other at relativistic speeds, creating a ball of plasma around 300m times hotter than the surface of the sun.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.