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HKUST Professors Prove Single Photons Do Not Exceed the Speed of Light

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  1. Drone

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    Someone might say "pah" but ...


    http://www.ust.hk/eng/news/press_20110719-893.html


    Damn, I demand superluminal velocity NAO! :mad:


    Yeah, boffins say effect cannot occur before its cause. Shame.

    Meh.... Anyway it's interesting.
    gumpty says thanks.
  2. Thatguy New Member

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    whose to say things smaller then protons can't and or don't.
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    But a shadow can travel faster than light! No, this is not BS - I did read about it ages on a science website somewhere. Just think about it carefully.
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    This is interesting but you still have the problem of non-locality presented by phenomena like superposition and entanglement.
  5. Drone

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    Riiiight. And anyway if something travels faster than speed of light it'll pass undetected .. I suppose. Maybe in other space-time or something like that.
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    A shadow isn't really there it is just the absence of light.
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    absence of reflection of light - human eyes see reflected light, so a shadow is nothing more than a surface reflecting less light than its surroundings (due to that source being blocked in that area)

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