physics

An (imaginary) Dialogue

Them: Gravity is an extremely weak force, you know.

Me: A proton, that has just entered a nuclear reaction in the center of our Sun, has a considerable speed, don’t you think?

Them: Yes, 15 million Kelvins, everybody knows that.

Me: Still it doesn’t have enough speed to escape the Sun’s gravity field, even from the surface, let alone from the center the star. (All collision obstacles aside, naturally!)

Them: This doesn’t count!

Me: Of course it doesn’t…

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