Category:Ladder paradox

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ladder paradox 
thought experiment in special relativity: a ladder parallel to the ground moves horizontally; due to length contraction it fits inside a garage; but from the ladder's frame, the garage will be contracted to be smaller and cannot contain the ladder
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Instance ofparadox,
thought experiment
Main subjectlength contraction,
relativity of simultaneity
Named after
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