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  •  Fun thing about the Concorde (1+ / 0-)
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    It flew faster than the Earth's rotation. So, heading from London or Paris to New York into the sunset, it turned that sunset into a sunrise.

    Then after it slowed back down to land, the sun would set again.

    Another way of looking at it: if you're in a plane flying westward at 1040 mi/hr near the equator, you're "sitting still" while the Earth revolves under you.

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Sun Apr 20, 2014 at 10:26:58 PM PDT

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