Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Can the outside of an huge circle reach the speed of light?

  1. Mar 29, 2015 #1
    Hello,
    I'm 14 years old and haven't had a lot of physics so please don't say my question is dumb.
    If you spin a circle the inside travels less distance in the same time the outside does. If you have a really big cirlce can the outside reach the speed of light? I've read somewhere nothing can go faster then the speed of light, so probably this doesn't works, but why? Thanks for your time.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 29, 2015 #2

    Bandersnatch

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Can the outside of an huge circle reach the speed of light?
  1. Light wave width (Replies: 1)

Loading...