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What Einstein’s theory means for a cyclist moving at almost light speed

Astana cycling team Italian rider Fabio Felline rides his bicycle in Piedmont.

If cyclists could zip along at close to the speed of light, their appearance to observers would be grossly distorted — and even nauseating. Credit: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty

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Nature 582, 151 (2020)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-01674-1

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