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Re: Light Speed

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Posted by Ryan Morris/">Ryan Morris on March 18, 1998 18:39:52 UTC

: : : :Since light has no intrinsec mass,it would take an infinite amount of energy to reach its speed (according to Einstein's E=mc˛),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.

Why would time run backwards? If i set my watch to someone else's who's position is stationary, and walked down the street and came back, when i returned the time would still be the same, right? it doesnt matter how fast I run down the street and come back, my watch will stilll be synchronized with the stationary person's. I dont see how time travel can be possible with speed.

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