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Offline Naufal the B. S.

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Will a plane at the speed of light burned up?
« on: 02/03/2010 02:47:10 »
According to e=mc(2)


 

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Will a plane at the speed of light burned up?
« Reply #1 on: 02/03/2010 06:35:45 »
Why an uranium can make a very big fire(and radiation)?
Whereas, uranium is a metal
 

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Will a plane at the speed of light burned up?
« Reply #2 on: 02/03/2010 20:11:14 »
A plane could never get to the speed of light.
If it got to about 10 times the speed of sound in normal air it would burn up. In a perfect vacuum it wouldn't need to worry about  frictional heating but you still couldn't get it to the speed of light.

Uranium can burn for the same reason that coal can. The reaction between uranium and oxygen gives out heat.
Many metals will burn in air. Magnesium is pretty well known for doing so.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 03/03/2010 00:32:05 »
Einstein said that any mass at the speed of light can produce a very big energy.
Assume that no air, and plane at the speed of light technology. What energy will plane get?
And, how about electron and ion?
 

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« Reply #4 on: 03/03/2010 06:49:35 »
Einstein said nothing (apart fro m light) can get to the speed of light.
 

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Will a plane at the speed of light burned up?d
« Reply #5 on: 03/03/2010 07:43:47 »
Whatever speed that can make uranium's atom "boom". Okey.
(thanks to boredchem, you gave me new knowledge)
 

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