What If Everyone on Earth Jumped at the Same Time?
The BBC tried to organize a seismic event by having 50,000 people in one place jump at the same time. A kilometer away it registered as a .6 on the Richter scale, according to the video below by Vsauce.
What would happen if everyone on Earth jumped at exactly the same time in the same place? Would it cause an earthquake or knock earth off of its axis?
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Our experience of time may be blinding us to its true nature, say scientists.
- Time may not be passing at all, says the Block Universe Theory.
- Time travel may be possible.
- Your perception of time is likely relative to you and limited.
From questionable shipwrecks to outright attacks, they clearly don't want to be bothered.
- Many have tried to contact the Sentinelese, to write about them, or otherwise.
- But the inhabitants of the 23 square mile island in the Bay of Bengal don't want anything to do with the outside world.
- Their numbers are unknown, but either 40 or 500 remain.
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