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Task: Suppose a pulsar with a speed of 0.96c approaches Earth, and a rocket with a speed of 0.995c heads toward the pulsar (both speeds measured in Earth's frame of reference). If the pulsar emits 10 pulses per second in its own frame of reference, at what rate are the pulses emitted in the rocket's frame of reference?

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