Originally Posted by MrInsanePolack
Are you calculating the bpm as the distance they travel or their resulting speed at that many strokes?
I calculated the time it would take for the tip of the stick to accelerate from rest to 3e8 m/s over a distance of 10 cm. First you calculate the average acceleration, then the time. That's the time it'll take for the down stroke; the upstroke will take the same amount of time as the downstroke. Each stick does 2 upstrokes and 2 downstrokes per beat of sixteenths, so you can figure out how long each beat will be in seconds. You can work it out from there to get beats per minute.
Ah yes, Gadd's boson - the fundmental particle of the pocket. Lmao.