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Problem 2.4: A pole vaulter carries her pole towards a red barn
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A pole vaulter carries her pole towards a red barn as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). The vaulter carries the pole at a speed such that it is contracted as shown from the reference frame of the barn. What is the length of the pole in its own reference frame? Restart.