January 16, 2013 10:25 PM Subscribe
If you were to somehow freefall infinitely – no ground or water below, just air forever – what would you die from?
posted by ethansh to Science & Nature (26 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
Would you die from the heat of the air compressing below you? Constant exposure to rushing wind on your skin? Would you somehow last long enough to die of dehydration? Let's assume the air is dense enough for you to breathe.