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40 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 March 2008 06:26AM

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Comment author: [deleted] 12 September 2013 08:44:29AM 0 points [-]

"No," he said, "I mean that relativity will give you the wrong answer, because things moving at the speed of artillery shells are governed by Newtonian mechanics, not relativity."

[extreme steelman mode on]

By “relativity” he must have meant the ultrarelativistic approximation, of course.

[extreme steelman mode off]

:-)