A5_1 Super Sonic (the Hedgehog)

Rebecca Howe, Rafia Javaid, Michael J Pitts, Fraser R.J Scanlan


In the popular game franchise Sonic The Hedgehog Sonic has several powers. For example he can move at the speed of sound, and is able to transform into Super Sonic- a gold version of himself who can move close to the speed of light[1]. In this paper we use the equations of relativity to theorise what would happen if Super Sonic was running towards, and then past a stationary observer. We take into account length contraction and time dilation as well as the velocity Sonic would have to travel at to achieve his golden colour.

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