The Physics of Digging a Hole Through the Earth [Video]

Was it only me who used to sit on the beach as a kid and dig a hole, hoping to one day make a deep enough one to reach the other side of the Earth?

Well the guys at minutephysics have contemplated the science of the situation, looking at what would happen if we were to dig a hole through the Earth, and even consider if the Earth was hollow, whether it could work. Check it out:

[Via Gizmodo]

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