Physics Paul Sutter from the University of Ohio and mark Bolo from Sandia national laboratory in conjunction with the staff of the publication Business Insider has answered the question of what would happen on Earth if all 7.3 billion of its inhabitants would have been in a limited space and at the same time jumped up in the air. Physics says that the results of such actions could come as a surprise to many participants, and a very unpleasant surprise.
Assuming that to jump all the people on Earth will gather on the territory, comparable in size to major city, and will bounce about a foot (0.3 meters) in height, at the moment of landing will create the sound from hitting the Ground, the force of which will reach up to 200 decibels. It will be significantly louder sound capable of overcoming an individual’s pain threshold (120 dB), and can shatter eardrums of people. Experts note that the sound of a jet engine is 150 decibels.
Jump to the trigger earthquake, magnitude of which, depending on the location and what the shoes will be podprygnuvshie people can be from 4 to 8 points. If the force of the earthquake will be only 4 points, its consequences will not be catastrophic, the researchers note. One with an 8-point earthquake might result in the disrepair of the railway, lead to the collapse of bridges and the destruction of power lines, and damaged buildings. If a simultaneous jump of all mankind will occur in the coastal area, it can provoke her and tsunamis, where the wave height will reach 30 meters.
However, the scale of the planet or even the Solar system jump in kortram, at the risk of the eardrum, will take part all the people on Earth will not change anything — the Earth moving around the sun in orbit and the usual normal speed as if nothing happened, say physics.Related posts: