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Showing deadly acceleration

  1. Mar 26, 2017 #1
    Are there maybe pictures of what would happen with humans if they were fired from a cannon like in Jules Verne's "From Earth to the Moon"?
     
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  3. Mar 26, 2017 #2

    mfb

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    Those pictures wouldn't be suitable for this forum.
    A 1 km gun would need an acceleration of about 3000 g. Humans don't have the structural integrity to survive that.
     
  4. Mar 26, 2017 #3

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    Roughly like this:


    ketchup1.jpg
     
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