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Re: We Can Go Beyond The Light Speed

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Posted by doug/">doug on January 26, 1998 10:44:16 UTC

: : Wouldn't it make sense that we could go beyond the speed of : : light??? The classic example: Theoretically-- If you were : : on a train going the speed of light, if a train could go the : : speed of light, and you took a step forward, you would be : : traveling faster than the speed of light... Wouldn't that make sense?

: Roger, you can't think of the question in those terms, because (1) The train could never go at the speed of light, and (2) As you approach the speed of light, your inertia approaches infinity, so it would take an infinite amount of energy to take that incremental step forward.

do we have a rule about that if we travel at the speed of light then the inertira who prevent you to take a step. in the condor the plane that can travel at mach 2 and the people don't even feel the speed after the few min. of flight??? and if you were on a train traveling at the speed of light and you were walking forward to the front of it, you wouldn't be traveling faster would you ???

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