As sometimes depicted in science fiction, can a human actually experience a large gravitational time dilation? These depictions often show a human experiencing a large dilation (ex. 1 minute = 10 years), but never show that human experiencing crushing gravity. In "real life" would a human body be crushed if it was in an area strong enough to skew relative time passage?

Area A has Gravity X

Area B has Gravity 50X

These two areas will have a difference in relative passage of time. But if a human were to actually experience this by traveling to Area B, would he not be crushed to death?

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    $\begingroup$ With fairly moderate equipment (may depend greatly on what you consider moderate) I can measure the time dilation between my house and the top of a nearby mountain from gravity. I seem to have survived it just fine. $\endgroup$ – Jon Custer Feb 1 '18 at 22:08
  • $\begingroup$ I was referring to the depiction of a LARGE time dilation. Where humans experience years versus minutes, relative to the humans who stayed behind. $\endgroup$ – WakeDemons3 Feb 1 '18 at 22:11
  • $\begingroup$ You just calculate the necessary gravitational field to observe such a large effect. Then you judge from the resulting huge number in g-units whether you could survive such enormous accelerations. I think the limit for humans to survive (brief) accelerations is not larger that about 100g, which puts a limit to accelerations in space travel.. $\endgroup$ – freecharly Feb 1 '18 at 22:22
  • $\begingroup$ So then effectively, the answer is "no". To experience the kinds of large time dilations shown in science fiction would probably require withstanding far more than 100g. $\endgroup$ – WakeDemons3 Feb 1 '18 at 22:25
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    $\begingroup$ Not if one is in orbit at different depths into the gravity well. The person could be in free fall, but will experience time differently from someone in a different orbit (also in orbit). $\endgroup$ – Jon Custer Feb 1 '18 at 22:28

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