On drilling a tunnel all the way through the Earth

July 10, 2010 | By | Reply More

What could you do if you drilled a tunnel all the way through the Earth and maintained a vacuum in the tunnel? You could jump in and reach the other side of the planet in only 42 minutes. These and other fun facts at How Stuff Work.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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