Question of the Week Podcast

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Mon, 24th Mar 2014

Is elevator style travel across Earth possible?

The Earth's trophosphere (c) Nick Juhasz @ Wikipedia

The EarthCould we banish planes and instead use the Earth's natural spin to help long distance travel across its surface?

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  • Is elevator travel across Earth possible?

    If earth is rotating why do we need to travel in an airplane? Can we not arrive our destination if we stay static on the sky and land when the earth spins and when we spot on our destination place during the spin?

 

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