Travelling Light Year Distances

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
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Post by harry » Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:17 am

Speed of light broken with basic lab kit

http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn2796
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Post by Empeda2 » Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:38 pm

While the peak moves faster than light speed, the total energy of the pulse does not. This means Einstein's relativity is preserved, so do not expect super-fast starships or time machines anytime soon.
Not quite...but certainly very interesting 8)
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Post by BMAONE23 » Mon Dec 19, 2005 3:05 pm

S.Bilderback.
I had forgotten about that episode. It was titled "For the earth is hollow and I have touched the sky." Long title though

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Post by harry » Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:19 pm

Empeda you write well.

Who are you?
What do you do?
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Post by Empeda2 » Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:36 pm

Well thank you harry - as do you - I've never know somebody spawn so many discussions!

I currently work as a software developer but I read Astrophysics at Keele University in England, unfortunately, there's not a lot of call for astrophysicists in southwest England.... :(

Still, got this board to keep me going :)
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Post by harry » Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:51 am

England. Wow!!!

I have many relatives there.

I'm from Sydney Australia

The Stars have been my hobby for the last few decades.
Evolution was my subject at Uni

Merry Xmas
and happy New Year to all
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Post by Empeda2 » Fri Dec 23, 2005 12:33 pm

I'll say hello if I see them :wink:
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Post by craterchains » Wed Dec 28, 2005 6:30 am

So, any body working on getting way way way past light speed over the hollidays?

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Post by harry » Wed Dec 28, 2005 8:18 am

I don't need to travel that fast.

I have a worm gate.

In seconds I'm able to travel anywhere.

OOOps pass me the wine Craterchains and put another prawn on the barbi Emepdea2.

This Xmas party is a woooosssy
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