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Ady GMail

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Ady GMail  asked the Naked Scientists:

Hi there

I've always wondered, as I travel quite extensively across many time zones, what would happen if you continually chased the sun in an aeroplane? In other words, if you continually flew westwards, what would happen to time? At which point does your 'chasing' end, or when do you move forward to the next day??
 
Thanks a ton
 
Adriaan van der Ploeg
Koh Lanta
Thailand

What do you think?


 

lyner

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If you 'chase the sun', when will it become tomorrow?
« Reply #1 on: 03/10/2008 22:56:09 »
When you cross the international dateline. It runs down the Pacific between America and Asia.
 

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If you 'chase the sun', when will it become tomorrow?
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