Space travellers can run but they can't hide

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DaveC426913
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Finally spotted myself a space traveller, back from a relativistic tour.

No one ever suspects the doctor's office is actually paying attention...

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DrGreg
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The names are blurred so...

Is that the woman called "Bright",
who can travel much faster than light,
who went out one day
in a relative way
and came back on the previous night?
 
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Finally spotted myself a space traveller, back from a relativistic tour.
Nah, my mom was 39 for many, many years. All you had to do was ask her. :smile:
 
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The spooky part about this is that their ages are not self-reported. They are derived programmatically from their birth date.

(And yet they are not in error.)
 
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It took 3 years for the database query to complete. That person really was 39 when their age was computed, and the other person really was 42 when their age was computed.
 
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You're half right, but the data is accurate.
 
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I guess the story has a sad morale for one of them?
 
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You're half right, but the data is accurate.
Could it be that the age is only recalculated on the person's birthday, which is 29 February?
 
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Simpler. Pt. #2 died 3 years ago.
 
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I know OCT 31 = DEC 25, but Oct 18 = Feb 29 is new to me.
Good catch. o:) I couldn't see the wood for the trees there.
 

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