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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
IS it possible to make a shuttle that will travel at the speed of light or faster, before the sun burns out or engulfs the earth so that the human population will be saved?
- Anonymous (age 14)
Hilton Head
A:
No.

Mike W.

But you can do it with a shuttle which travels at less than the speed of light. There's plenty of time before the sun burns out or engulfs the Earth.

Tom

(published on 10/22/2007)

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