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Evaluation of gamma

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Evaluation of gamma diagram
The Lorentz term ("gamma") value for a particular speed is a convenient for determining reletavistic effects such as time dilation and length contraction. This calc can give γ from a given speed, or the speed from a given γ.
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Gamma (γ)

Gamma (γ)
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Fill in either a speed or a γ value, and the calc will give the associated γ or speed (as appropriate).
The use of gamma is helpful not only in understanding relativity, but also in fields such as astrophysics. The factor β is defined as the speed expressed in terms of the speed of light (which is available as a unit in the pull-down units menu).