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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 4 weeks ago

Is it possible to survive a free fall to the ground from the top of the Empire State Building?

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  • Robert
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago
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    Hmmmm.  Interesting question.  Only one way to find out.  Good luck.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Of course.  Everything that I know of can survive free fall.  The fall doesn't create an undue forces..  The problem is when free fall suddenly stops at the bottom.  You are no longer in free fall and the transition tends to hurt.

  • Vaman
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    You can. But do not touch the ground. Every disaster happens when you touch the ground. As long as you do not touch the ground, you are safe.

  • Tom
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Cant happen anyway.  The building is built in a series of step-backs like a very TALL Wedding cake.----You would hit a ROOF on the way down, far from the ground, but still would kill you just as dead.

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  • NCS
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    For a human, no.

    For an insect, maybe.

  • martin
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Just take no for an answer and stop dreaming.

  • oubaas
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Try and be the first to survive ^_*

  • Possible, but not very likely.  A man once jumped from a plane at 15,000 feet.  His main parachute failed.  His reserve parachute failed.  He thought he was going to die, so he ditched his parachute harness and braced himself to land in the classic triangle pattern.  He landed in a ploughed field and suffered two broken wrists and a broken leg.

  • 4 weeks ago

    only with a parachute or the equivalent.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Of course it isn't possible.

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