[LINK] Neutrino What is actual?: "Particles found to break speed oflight" - sharing a link
tomk at unwired.com.au
Fri Sep 23 08:15:02 AEST 2011
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> break speed oflight" - sharing a link
>"Light would have covered the distance in around 2.4 thousandths of a
second, but the neutrinos took 60 nanoseconds -- or 60 billionths of a
second -- less than light beams would have >taken." /Quote
>Hark, I hear an imprudent rumour... Does that mean the NBN is already
obsolete because its packets have unacceptable light speed latency
Ahhh, NBN employees shouldn't panic, I just calculated the savings on
the Endeavour cable (Terminating via Endeavour and TPC-5) and it shaves
a whopping 1088.219178 NANOseconds off the latency.
Although for science, the five universal physical constants may have to
be added too. Then again a Cern powered neutrino is artificially
boosted...(ok accelerated). Can assisted neutrons be counted as a
Then again, for a 3GHz CPU, that equals almost 3700 cycles. I see
considerable relevance in the ARM communications future.
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