Slapping Someone Into Next Week: Exploiting the Earth’s Orbit

James Pierce, Jonathan Cogle, Jacob Cox


This paper is a follow up to our previous paper where the act of slapping someone into next week using Lorentz Transformations was analysed. This paper investigates whether it would be possible to exploit the orbital dynamics of the Earth to achieve a similar effect. We found that for this to be possible the person would have to travel at 29.73×10^3ms^-1 and leave the Earth’s surface at an angle of 0.06° relative to its immediate direction of travel.


Idiom; Physics; Special relativity; Mechanics; Gravity/orbits; Slapping someone into next week

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