Student discovers time travel

Marking Physics work is a lot easier than marking English essays, but it’s usually also less interesting. Occasionally the students’ responses are still able to entertain – usually in the mistakes made. One student managed to mention something about ‘time travelling’ rather than ‘light travelling’ (taking a shorter time to do so?), but somehow I was really tickled when I saw it…

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Posted on May 2, 2009, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. how fast does time travel anyway? the question also assumes the timekeepers are standing at the same place, i.e. the finish line!

    • I don’t really know myself, but apparently it travels at supersonic speeds! And yes, it does. A number of students asked me where the timekeepers would be standing. Poorly-set question!

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