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Anaximander's Avatar Jump to comment 25 by Anaximander

It would take years to gradually reach that sort of speed, and then years to slow down. I'm not even sure you could reach light speed (impossible, but just as an example) and slow down in 600 years. I think it takes a lot longer than one would imagine.

I think it would probably not take much more than one year with 1g acceleration. But where would it be at that time?

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 10:34:44 UTC | #896405