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Offline Michael_Davis-Hannibal

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Can a fly stop a train?
« on: 22/05/2009 14:30:02 »
Michael_Davis-Hannibal  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Hi Chris
 
I have a question for the Naked Scientist, if a train is travelling in one direction at 100KM/H and a fly travelling in the opposite direction at 100Km/H, is it possible (even for a moment) that the fly can stop the train. And the train is completely ridged and so is the fly. Since the fly has to decelerate to 0 before accelerating to what ever speed.
 
 
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Michael Davis- Hannibal

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Can a fly stop a train?
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Can a fly stop a train?
« Reply #2 on: 24/05/2009 23:14:23 »
No!
 

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