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Title: The Proof
Post by alien2 on Dec 30th, 2017, 12:39am
Prove that dusk and dawn can be simultaneous. ‘This sounds like a dare Harry.’

Title: Re: The Proof
Post by alien2 on Dec 30th, 2017, 8:08am
'It's a double dare!'

Title: Re: The Proof
Post by dudiobugtron on Dec 30th, 2017, 5:40pm
As you get further from the equator, the day gets shorter (or longer, depending on the time of year), and the night gets longer (or shorter, correspondingly).  It follows that at some place on the Earth, the day is so short, and the night so long (or vice versa) that dawn and dusk occur effectively simultaneously.

Title: Re: The Proof
Post by alien2 on Dec 31st, 2017, 12:46am
I myself was thinking that we need two dudiobugtrons to solve this riddle. This was a hint. Or the answer. I think. Not that good at science and relativity.

Title: Re: The Proof
Post by dudiobugtron on Dec 31st, 2017, 3:56am

on 12/31/17 at 00:46:55, alien2 wrote:
 I myself was thinking that we need two dudiobugtrons to solve this riddle. This was a hint. Or the answer. I think. Not that good at science and relativity.

It's possible you could find a frame of reference where both events seemed to occur simultaneously.  Even [hide]if they occurred on different planets[/hide].

Title: Re: The Proof
Post by alien2 on Dec 31st, 2017, 3:58am
That's great. I was thinking of [hide]two observers on opposite sides of the planet.[/hide]