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Posted: 17 August 2007 02:03 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Posted: 17 August 2007 03:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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There were tests done a couple of years ago where scientists caused waves in a tube to travel faster than the speed of light.  Now keep in mind that the photons, electrons (I can’t remember) themselves were not travelling that fast.  It was only the wavefront that breached the speed of light.  That doesn’t imply that physical objects such as electrons or photons could do it which would make it a different scenario than the one described above.  I guess they were just the medium necessary to propogate the waves.  I’ll have to dig back and see if I can find that article.  hmmmmmmmm

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Posted: 17 August 2007 08:07 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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It should be pointed out that the ‘speed of light’ USUALLY means ‘the speed of light in a vacuum’, as light passing through other, denser materials will slow noticably. It’s why lenses work.

It *is* possible for somethign to travel faster than the speed of light as given the local .. ah.. perma-something.. forget the technical term. Kherenkov radiation, that nice blue glow that radioactive fuel rods get when you dunk them in water is caused by energy coming off the rods at a speed that is faster than light (in water).

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Posted: 17 August 2007 08:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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It’s all relative.

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Posted: 18 August 2007 04:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Well, nothing in impassible, improbable to us, yes, but not impassible.

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Posted: 18 August 2007 06:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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Shouldn’t that be ‘impossible’??

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Posted: 18 August 2007 06:34 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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gray - 18 August 2007 10:10 PM

Shouldn’t that be ‘impossible’??

Not necessarily. If the speed of light cannot be broken, then you could say that it is impassible.

Were the speed of light a car on a highway, and you could not go faster than it, it would indeed be impassible tongue laugh

The important question here is whether the speed of light is a Lamborghini or a Ferrari, and what color…

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Posted: 18 August 2007 10:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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The only color you would be able to see would be the red of its tail lights.

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Posted: 20 August 2007 07:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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Or the red of its headlights if it’s driving backwards.


On the subject of such cars, today I saw a chartreuse Lamborghini.

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