@freemo if only he invented it, seems more like he acknowledged it's existence

@freemo @Science @funny That's an obvious fake: He invented it in 1666! So people could fly until the 17th century, not the 19th!

@mc

When you jump out of an airplane its not you that are flying, you are just laying there peacefully. Its the ground that is flying... upward, to meet your face violently.

@Science @funny

@freemo
That's just theory. You should do the experiment first.
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@mc

The experiment has been done many times. Oddly enough though no one has bothered to write about it afterwards, so the documentation is lacking.

@Science @funny

@mc @freemo @Science @funny

>When you jump out of an airplane its not you that are flying, you are just laying there peacefully. Its the ground that is flying... upward...

That's actually an accurate description of objects in a gravitational field according to general relativity. Falling objects that are "weightless" are at rest, while object that are experiencing gravity, like the ground, are accelerating.

@freemo @mc @Science @funny

Ah, OK. I wasn't sure if that was intentional or not. I should have realized, considering the author of the toot!

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