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by zagarus
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"
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Re: What-If 0001: Relativistic Baseball

The ball wouldn't have the time to split into tiny particles, as described. It would merely vaporize into atoms in various states of ionization (forming a plasma). Formation of particles requires that it break up slower than the speed of sound in the material. The atoms of the plasma itself wouldn't...

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