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Re: Light Speed

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Posted by Roger/">Roger on September 1, 1997 23:00:01 UTC

: : : : : : : : : : Hi there. : : : : Can anybody explain me why we go beyond the light speed.

: : : : Thanks.Bye.

: : : What do you mean???? Beyond the light speed???

: : : If you mean why do we not stop with light as the fastest speed that's because light doesn't travel at the same speed. It all depends on the median in which it is traveling ie. water, air,space.

: : :Since light has no intrinsec mass,it would take an infinite amount of energy to reach its speed (according to Einstein's E=mc2),and your mass would then become infinite.Moreover,if you could go faster than light speed in the vacuum(300 000 km/s) ,you would run time backwards.

: And technically, your mass would be infinite. Therefore, you would be at every point in the universe at the same time.

What if at the speed of light, your mass doesn't become infinite, but instead it becomes indefinite? That could be a new rule of physics, wouldn't it? Unfortunately, with our technology, we can't prove that theory. However, that could be a possibility. Then you wouldn't occupy every part of the universe, you simply wouldn't exist.

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