Ignatius J. Posted July 1, 2005 Share Posted July 1, 2005 I have an interesting problem from geometry. Well it came from the west wing, a show I really like. Anyway, CJ turns to Toby and says "There's a spot on the earth where the temperature is exactly the same as it would be if you drilled through the earth to the other side" Will Bailey says to CJ: "No, there isn't. " So the question is: who is right? (and of course why?) Edit: for clarification: this is not a trick. Simply put, at any time are there two antipodal points on the earth with exactly the same temperature. The points do not neccesarilly stay at the same temperature, and at a later time, the points with the same temperature will be different, but for single snapshot of all the temperatures at the surface of the earth, are there two antipodal points with the same temperature? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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