Time-compression at the speed of light

Time-compression at the speed of light

A400/0028 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.1MB

Downloadable file size: 3.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Time-compression. Conceptual artwork of time- compression due to travel at close to the speed of light, showing a bright light on a clock face. This effect was described in Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity. He showed that time is not absolute but depends on the relative motion of the observer and that which is being observed. Time will pass more quickly to a stationary observer compared to someone in motion. This phenomena, known as relativistic time dilation, is negligible until the speed of light is approached. Einstein later showed that time and space are different dimensions of the same thing, space-time, which could be warped by gravitational fields.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: art, artwork, clock, conceptual, mechanics, physics, relativistic time dilation, relativity, space-time, speed of light, time, time-compression, warped, warped time

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.