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Volume 12: Pages 669-670, 1999
Time Dilation and the Velocity of Unstable Particles
Robert J. Hannon
4473 Staghorn Lane, Sarasota, Florida 34238‐5626 U.S.A.
The observed apparent increase (dilation) of the half‐life of pions in the Greenberg experiment is explained using classical physics.
Keywords: Einstein's special relativity transformations of coordinates and times, time dilation, half‐life, velocity of light, Greenberg pion‐to‐muon decay experiment
Received: June 8, 1998; Published online: December 15, 2008