What is the importance of Einstein's law of special relativity towards objects approaching the speed of light. AS Physics, Mechanics

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Any help on why he limited Newton's second law and why F=ma is invalid for objects approaching the speed of light would be very helpful.

Posted Tue 9th April, 2013 @ 23:27 by Ajay Paul

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Because the mass of the object starts to increase and so force is no longer proportional to acceleration

Answered Sat 20th April, 2013 @ 16:19 by Becca