Aging slower: How elevation and speed affect time via relativity (VIDEO).

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The everyday effects of relativity.

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We often think of Einstein’s theories of relativity on grand scales: Imagine trials where scientists demonstrated them by putting synchronized atomic clocks on jets. But there are more immediate ways of thinking about them, too, from aging to GPS. The video above shows how relativity’s time dilation can apply on a human scale.

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Paca Thomas is a regular video contributor to Slate.