Message from discussion Instantaneous speed of gravity
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From: Rama <R...@Live.In>
Subject: Re: Instantaneous speed of gravity
Date: Sat, 19 May 2012 13:54:17 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 19, 3:40=A0pm, "Androcles" <M...@May.2012> wrote:
> "Rama" <R...@Live.In> wrote in message
> On May 19, 2:37 pm, "Androcles" <M...@May.2012> wrote:
> > "Rama" <R...@Live.In> wrote in message
> > On May 19, 2:22 pm, "Androcles" <M...@May.2012> wrote:
> > > "Rama" <R...@Live.In> wrote in message
> > >news:firstname.lastname@example.org=
> > > Stationary helicopter in air. Neo hanging in air with 1 km long rope.
> > > > One end of rope attached to helicopter and other end in hands of ne=
> > > > Suppose speed of compression waves in rope is 100 m/s. If rope at
> > > > helicopter end is cut, will neo hang in air for 10 seconds without =
> > > > support?
> > > > If length of rope is x meter and speed of compression waves in
> > > > medium(rope) is y m/s then will object hang in air for x/y seconds?
> > > > If yes, why gravity wait for compression waves to travel within rop=
> > > > How does gravity communicate with compression waves?
> > > Why you call stretch "compression"?
> > > Stretch pull, compression push.
> > > Neo not push helicopter up.
> > What do you mean?
> > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
> > Not if yes. Gravity not wait. Gravity not communicate. Gravity not give=
> > shit.
> > You idiot.
> Does that mean neo will start falling at EXACTLY same moment rope at
> helicopter end is cut? Information across rope travels instantaneously?
> Rope at helicopter end start falling at EXACTLY same moment rope at
> helicopter end is cut, Neo start falling at EXACTLY same moment,
> rope not compresses.
So as neo starts falling at EXACTLY same moment the rope at helicopter
end is cut and as length of rope between helicopter end and neo is 1
km hence info about rope cut at helicopter end travels across rope to
neo instantaneously. But FTL info travel is not allowed.
What do you say?