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Could you crack a whip while

  1. Jun 24, 2010 #1
    Could you crack a whip while moving faster than the speed of sound?
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  3. Jun 25, 2010 #2
    Yes, but you wouldn't hear the crack !
  4. Jun 25, 2010 #3
    Depends on if you crack it before your ears or after your ears (measured in the direction of movement) :smile:
  5. Jun 25, 2010 #4
    If you were inside a plane, yes. If you were outside, forget about a forward crack(using your arm), though you might be able to do it backwards.
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