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We all know about the Monkey Hunter Demonstration. Assuming a uniform gravitational field, a projectile shot directly at a target will strike the target as long as the target has zero velocity at t=0 and both the projectile and target begin to accelerate under gravity at t=0. Of course, the physical demonstration is a hunter shooting a monkey with the monkey dropping from the branch the instant the gun is fired. I think we worked through the math in undergrad.

My question is how would this thought experiment change within GR?

Also, Would this experiment be possible? Is there any place close enough to the GR - classical barrier that has a huge, but classically uniform value for g over the three spacial coordinates? Is there a place where you can say F = mg*yhat with a large value for g?

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# Monkey Hunter demonstration in GR

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