Cosmic Jet Lag
Date: 1993 - 1999
If you travel to Pluto and stayed there for a while, what would
'cosmic jet lag' be like. ? Is time itsdelfelf be awarped? Would a week at
Pluto be in orbit about Pluto be actually a month in time back on the earth?
Jet lag is caused by a shift in your local day/night cycle.
Astronauts traveling to Pluto and staying on Pluto would
probably maintain a constant artificial day/night cycle to
avoid jet lag effects (after all, there is no day/night in
outer space). I think you're getting jet lag confused with
time-dilation which is a relativistic effect which only occurs
when your speed approaches the speed of light.
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