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Answer to Question #52482 in Mechanics | Relativity for Helen

Question #52482
Imagine an astronaut on a trip to Sirius, which lies 8 light-years from Earth. Upon arrival at Sirius, the astronaut finds that the trip lasted 6 years. If the trip was made at a constant speed of 0.8c, how can the 8-light-year distance be reconciled with the 6-year duration?
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