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Originally posted by TN1
As for the speed of light, indeed it is always constant in the vacuum
(300,000km/s) but what about in a long period of time?? is it going to have the same value as it has today?? I leave this to you.
Originally posted by keybored
It would be reasonable to assume that ala big bang, the force expelled would in my opinion, increase the speed of light to greater than the norm (it would be carried along with the sub-atomic particles, and light is a particle as well as a wave) , over time and distance (speed) would stabilize to its natural state.
Originally posted by keybored Doppler shift also tends to refute a constant, as does the medium through which light passes.
Originally posted by keybored I have always felt that if you were in a marginally sub-light speed vehicle and turned on your headlights, that you would in fact have light in front of you and yet I had always been told that nothing could go FTL, not even light itself. (Again, it is the visible aspect to which we are discussing) If you were going 1 mps sub-light speed and turned on your lights, the vehicles lights are already going the same speed you are (marginally sub-light) and the constant velocity of light wouldn't change, it would remain 186k mps but would be invisible to the bystander who is looking at it from a standstill. It all depends on whether or not you were inside the vehicle (which your headlights would regard as a standstill) or as an observer from a fixed point.
Originally posted by keyboredHaving said that, it should be theoretically possible to increase the speed of light to that elusive FTL threshold by manipulation. As quoted in that experiment where light was slowed , light can be manipulated on the one end of the scale, why not the other?
Originally posted by keybored ever seen a dolphin riding a bow wave? IMHO, if that pressure from a light wave could ever be manipulated, this is where we will find the key to FTL.
*scratching head, shaking it*
Originally posted by keybored
There is a neutrino observatory in Sudbury Ontario Canada.
As to the possibility of travelling backwards in time, I believe it is possible although not with our level of understanding of the mechanisms involved. The reason I believe its possible? The Book of Revelations was written from our future, given to us in the past, and lived in the present.
Kind of gives a whole new meaning on the term "being saved" if you think about it. The dead in Christ shall rise again could mean if you give your life willingly in Christ's name taking that leap of faith, backward time travel could pick you up before you died. (although this is just a whimsical depiction of a possibility not a probability since it would take a good number of trips to reclaim all who are written in the book of life... but only God knows the answer to that one)
Originally posted by UofCinLA
Speed of light has been exceeded many time in wave guides hear on Earth. Google it. Physicists now use the statement that "information can not exceed the speed of light"....