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### Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics

Book edition 4th
Author(s) Randall D. Knight
Pages 1240 pages
ISBN 9780133942651

# A muon travels through the atmosphere at a speed of . According to the muon, how thick is the atmosphere?

The atmosphere is thick.

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## Step 1: Given Information

We have given that, a muon travels through the atmosphere at a speed of .

## Step 2: Simplify

The correct length of the atmosphere in this scenario is .

For length contraction, use the following formula:

Therefore, according to the muon, the atmosphere is thick.