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Old October 8 2012, 08:15 AM   #68
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Re: About planetary gravity

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Do you have an equation for that "any freefall trip through the Earth would take only 42 minutes" thing? My dad kept insisting that the Fall couldn't work by freefall because the fastest speed you could possibly reach would be 150 miles per hour, which would mean the trip would take about 53 hours.
Here's a topic [link] on the issue of the elevator in Total Recall
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