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Artificial gravity by spinning?

by k!rl
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Feb16-13, 01:02 PM
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In regards to question 4, if the building is sufficiently high and the cillinder sufficiently wide, meaby air resistance or drag could slow you down so much that you'd lose your speed and thus your "weight" before hitting the ground?

Especially when using wings, wich should function normally as far as I can tell, so long as there is air resistance.

Sound like an interesting story already nalan, inspired by icarus perhaps. Interesting questions too!
Feb16-13, 05:48 PM
P: 11,888
Air is dragged along with the cylinder. Air drag will make sure you end at the outer border of the cylinder.

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