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Speed of light broken – an expert’s view

September 28, 2011

This Change Article (if verifiable) is a little different than other posts in that it could have dramatic effects upon our understanding of our world(s) around us rather than impact us immediately.

Full Article at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8783264/Speed-of-light-broken-an-experts-view.html

By Nick Collins

If CERN scientists are correct in claiming they have observed particles   travelling faster than the speed of light it would fundamentally change our   understanding of the laws of physics, experts say.

Prof Jenny Thomas, of University College London, says the claims, if proven   true, would call into question our very understanding of physics and the   universe.

She said: “It would turn everything on its head. It is too awful to think   about.

“The basic thing it that would be questioned is that there is an   absolute speed limit which is the basis of special relativity and that is a   huge building block of modern physics.

Full Article at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8783264/Speed-of-light-broken-an-experts-view.html

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 29, 2011 12:08 am

    Speed of LIGHT is something else than speed of electromagnetic waves. LIGHT is a spiritual event inside your brain. Nowhere else.

  2. September 28, 2011 11:59 pm

    The discussion about Speed of Light suffers from the fact, that the word LIGHT is reserved by something else than ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES.

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