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Old February 5 2013, 10:09 PM   #3
Location: Kentucky
Re: Fantastic artist's representations of interstellar spacecraft

For a ship traveling at 0.1C there wouldn't be much of a difference. Even for 0.5 C, time dilation isn't very significant.

The time dilation wiki has a nice graph of time dilation versus velocity.

Unfortunately, as the ship velocity gets high enough to make dilation very useful to the crew, particle impacts start generating extremely high energies.
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