It is a question old as time itself. It’s whispered in quiet circles from playgrounds to watercoolers. Secret societies of devout followers base their religions on it. Its answer has baffled scientists for centuries. But now, one brave man has stepped forward to answer this question once and for all.
“What would happen if everyone on the planet jumped at the same time.”
The following is cartoonist and scientist Randall Munroe’s exasperating answer. Hold on to your tits, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride.