Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level
and then beat you with experience.” -- Mark Twain

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Hey, Batter, Batter!

Suppose that a pitcher could throw a baseball at 90% of the speed of light.

What happens next might surprise you.

4 comments:

Mule Breath said...

All these may years I've been trying to get to first base, and I always get burned. Now I know why. It's the pitcher's fault.

Sarah said...

Amusing. I thought I'd be reading about time dilation or some such.

Here's a similar scenario from the viewpoint of the pitcher... or perhaps the viewpoint of the 0.9c ball... or perhaps from no viewpoint at all.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vUhSYLRw14

Fixer said...

As long as you get to first base. Heh ...

Cujo359 said...

All this time physicists have been messing around with magnetic bottles and lasers, and they could have just given Justin Verlander some steroids.