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So the people that have published this result have stated that it could be erroneous and they are making no claims, but you have somehow determined otherwise? Or else you didn't read past the headline?
Originally posted by consciousgod
Einstein is wrong. So Special Relativity is based on a wrong assumption. Therefore, Special Relativity is wrong.
the group understands that what are known as "systematic errors" could easily make an erroneous result look like a breaking of the ultimate speed limit, and that has motivated them to publish their measurements...
he explained, "we are not claiming things, we want just to be helped by the community in understanding our crazy result - because it is crazy".
Originally posted by GrinchNoMore
reply to post by Screwed
Is that all you have to offer in so many threads ???
Getting tired of hearing # like this, GTFO if it bothers you so much.
The mods are not at the speed of light ,, it is ALSO variable.
Actually the fact that time is relative was one of the claims of relativity nearly a century ago, so I have no idea why you're saying it now appears it's not a constant. It never was a constant, since the emergence of relativity.
Originally posted by Alxandro
I've stated many times that the measurement for time cannot be linear.
Since it now appears it is not actually a "constant",
That's pretty easy to answer.
Originally posted by druid1
I am fascinated by this - I always suspected that the special relativity theory was wrong as no one I know could ever answer this.
If I am on a ship travelling at the speed of light and I was dying for a wee then surely nature would make my wee travel faster than the speed of light - then lets say it is an aircraft carrier and I launch a fast jet and then a missile from the fast jet I think you get the picture........
Originally posted by Arbitrageur
But let's say you're on a spaceship going 99.9999% of the speed of light, standing in front of a urinal. You can urinate normally, and you won't notice anything odd on the spaceship about your wee. It's when you shine a flashlight in your direction of travel that things get strange. The beam of light will appear to both you, and to an outside observer not going at your velocity, to be traveling at the speed of light. The reason the light doesn't move any faster on your ship is because your clock has slowed down so much, and light is composed of energy at frequencies, which are time-dependent. So the light beam is leaving your flashlight in slow motion, so to speak.