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The answer is actually very simple. When the force hits the object, the force would shake slightly, just keep shaking on the object. That way the object won't move, and the force won't stop. This doesn't break any laws of physics, either.

Or that fact that you can't have both at the same time. If it is unstoppable then nothing can be unmovable and vice versa. i think that the unstoppable force would win. If the force is U, and the object is also then U-U=nothing. BUT! when the force is moving it gathers speed and if speed is represented as S then it U becomes US. so US-S=S. and all that is left of the force is s then it wins.


There is no such thing as an unstoppable force, or an immovable object. Things like nuclear explosions or planets come close, but not close enough.


This is known as the 'Irresistible Force Paradox'.

An irresistible force would have to possess (effectively) infinite energy, which is impossible for a finite universe. Also, for a universe in which irresistible forces are possible, immovable objects would not be (therein lies the crux of the paradox). For the sake of the question, we would also have to assume that both are indestructible, subverting the obvious answer that both would be destroyed.

This is related to the 'Omniscience Paradox' - the question "can God create a stone that is too heavy for even Him to lift?"

If an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the immovable object moves and the irresistible force stops. This is one rational answer for an irrational question.

Another view: They get married, settle down, raise a few kids, and live happily ever after...

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Q: What would happen if an unstoppable force collided with an unmovable object?
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If the unstoppable object was smaller, then it would pierce a hole through the immovable object, not moving the object, and not stopping.

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Then you have two options: If the "unstoppable" objects stops, then it wasn't really unstoppable; and if the "immovable" object starts moving, then it wasn't really immovable. In the real world, there are no immovable or unstoppable objects. Any time two objects collide, the speed of both will change.

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