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by jimd
Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"
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Re: What-If 0001: Relativistic Baseball

Yakk wrote: Baseball stadiums usually have stuff behind the catcher. And 0.9 c / (11,190 km/s) =~ 24, so it wouldn't take much solid matter (24 times the mass of the baseball) to soak up the momentum of that baseball to below escape velocity. Roughly 24 ball-widths worth of baseball-density matter,...

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