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Old 10-09-2012, 07:25 PM   #17 (permalink)
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if a human being fell fast enough to break the sound barrier he would also break his neck, and every other non-core bone or joint in his body due to wind resistance issues alone. he can only fall a 9.8m/s2, he will then hit a point where wind resistance will stabilize his acceleration and turn it to constant velocity. Ever tossed an ant of a balcony? they float...same concept
Well said. I recalled learning this in physics for highsvool but wasn't sure enough of my memory to pass it off as correct knowledge
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