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Better yet, since you already know where it is, how about providing a source for the ability to accelerate particles to beyond the speed of light.
Originally posted by Gentill Abdulla
We all know of the equation e=mc^2.
Okay now we know you can't travel at light speed.But what about traveling faster than light?
It is wrong to because what happens?
The answer becomes a NEGATIVE SQUARE ROOT!
In english this means what number squared = -1 (when v^2 / c^2 is 2.)
So now we know that the domain of the function
f(x)=mc^2/ square root( 1 - x^2 / c^2)
f(x) = any real number where x < 1
So in english all of this means we cannot travel at a velocity faster than or equal to light.So to put it in real terms we knew our energy needed to become infinite.
Another thing that might be used for faster than light travel is a wormhole.
Unfortunately wormholes are very unstable. Kip Thorne proposed using a form of exotic matter that bends spacetime differently than normal matter to keep wormholes from collapsing. The closest thing we have to this is the Casimir effect.
Originally posted by TiM3LoRd
Visible light determines our observed reality and is the speed of reality. We absorb light and emit it so we are connected to it. Without getting too metaphysical I thi k the reason we can't travel at the speed of light is because we already are traveling at the speed of light. How can 2 objects occupy the same time/space.
Having said that light does have mass. If it didn't it wouldn't be effected by gravity. Any particle that exists in This reality has to have a mass of some sort.
Originally posted by who_sright?
My only issue or quandary on this subject is say somehow there became a system to travel faster than the speed of light how would a human or any photographic or videographic device capture images. At the time of superluminal travel the human eye or any of this electronic equipment would be bombarded by these photons and produce only white with no way to make out shadows. This would be due to the fact that shadows or colors or anything else related to light would not be able to form prior to the "crafts arrival".
So at such a time that superluminal travel occurs who steers?
Before I get the whole bending space-time or wormhole thing please note that these occurrences do not require superluminal travel and as such do not fit into the question posed.