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Re: 'We Have Broken Speed Of Light'

From: Bob Shell <bob.nul>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 07:05:35 -0400
Archived: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 17:03:17 -0400
Subject: Re: 'We Have Broken Speed Of Light'

>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 13:18:07 EDT
>Subject: Re: 'We Have Broken Speed Of Light'

>It may just be semantics that breaking the speed of light may
>merely be breaking the slowness of distance instead. If photons
>can appear at a point instantaneous regardless of distance then
>I don't think it traveled through space but instead bypassed it.

>So if we can bypass the restrictions of space it's like that
>story where getting from europe to the americas by walking is
>impossible. So you build a boat and you bypass the drowning
>thing. You want to go faster you build an airplane you bypass
>the water thing. We're now building big scramjets that will
>cover the distance in minutes by bypassing the atmosphere

You only violate Einstein if you move between two points in
space by passing through the intervening space. Instantaneous
jumping as in this experiment does not violate special
relativity at all.

I like your analogies. Maybe we've been so hung up on the light
barrier that we've ignored other ways to do the same thing.

As with so many things, science fiction has already been there.
In Norman Spinrad's classic The Void Captain's Tale there are
jumpships that get from place to place in the universe by a
series of instantaneous jumps. I suspect that if we develop the
ability to travel through the universe it will be by some such

Bob Shell

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