Answer to Question #69788 in Mechanics | Relativity for james cathcart

Question #69788
if a girl stands 2km away from a bomb when it explodes will the girl see or hear the explosion first?
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Expert's answer
2017-08-22T12:24:07-0400
The speed of light is much more larger than speed of sound (106 times larger). It will take sound everal seconds to pass those 2 km, hence girl will first see the explosion.

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