P4_5 Pandora’s Box

Owen William Morris, Lewis Jefferey Banks, Aaron James Laird, Liam Stuart Morris


In this paper, we aim to investigate the effects of time dilation and how it affects the perception of time on the voyage to Pandora in the well-known franchise Avatar [1]. It was found that the time experienced on the Venture Star Interstellar Spaceship, travelling at a speed of 0.7c [2], was 4.71 years compared to the time experienced on Earth of 6.60 years. This meant that the ageing of the crew was 29% slower than if they had stayed on Earth.

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