Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
A Questionable Question...

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Robert Garfinkle on February 9, 2004 02:22:49 UTC

I would say absolutely "yes" to your question. Velocities "could" exceed the speed of light.

Now, I will rephrase the question so as I can answer differently. "Do" velocities greater than c exist?

And now I answer a bit differently. I do not know if velocities "do" exceed the speed of light.

The reason should be clear as to the two different answers that I give. I read once, not long ago even, that there was the discovery of a star that was very flat in shape. Its shape resembled that of a plain m & m. Now, the fact that a star of that shape existed was not what surprised me, it was the fact that scientists were puzzled about the existence of the star period. Scientists apparently have never seen a star of that physical caliber. Nor did they ever expect to see one. The star's make-up went far beyond any scientific model.

So, that is why I say "yes" it is possible that velocities can exceed the speed of light.

Think about it

Follow Ups:

    Login to Post
    Additional Information
    Google
     
    Web www.astronomy.net
    DayNightLine
    About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
    Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2018 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
    Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
    "dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
    are trademarks of John Huggins