Even a 1 mph speed boost would make things pretty weird.
What if there were no stupid questions? (There aren’t.) Turns out you can learn a lot about science by trying to find earnest answers to wildly hypothetical, vaguely absurd scenarios. Even the most outlandish thought experiments can provide insight into how the world works. So let your imagination run wild with this curated collection exploring eleven out-there scientific “What Ifs?”
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