[LINK] What is actual?: "Particles found to break speed of light" - sharing a link
kim at holburn.net
Fri Sep 23 17:20:28 AEST 2011
On 2011/Sep/23, at 7:42 AM, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> On 23/09/11 7:35 AM, Kim Holburn wrote:
>> On 2011/Sep/23, at 7:08 AM, Tom Koltai wrote:
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au
>>>> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of sylvano
>>>> Sent: Friday, 23 September 2011 6:50 AM
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>>>> Subject: [LINK] What is actual?: "Particles found to break
>>>> speed of light" - 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."
>>> Hark, I hear an imprudent rumour... Does that mean the NBN is already
>>> obsolete because its packets have unacceptable light speed latency
>>> issues ?
>> No it's because neutrinos don't need fibre - they're wireless!
> Please, can someone get this to Alan Jones?
If we used tachyons we could download stuff from tomorrow, today. Just think: we could download movies before they're made. Would that be copyright infringement? Or would it be infringement to make a movie that already existed? It must be Friday.
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