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IBM slows down light on a silicon chip

Discussion in 'News' started by grazzhoppa, Nov 4, 2005.

  1. grazzhoppa New Member

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    If this tech pans out, shall we be trying to overclock light in the ambiguous future?

    Source: TGdaily
     
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    Then they also supposedly slowed down time (A LOT!) in an unknown circumference.
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    My physics teacher told us, that some scientists actually stopped and then started light again. :respect:

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    You can turn on and off lights lol. I know what you mean though. Why would you have to slow time too? Light should be like anything else, why would time get involved?
     
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    I watched this really long series of videos made by Nova about this, and string theory and such. The stuff facinates me.

    Go here, it explains a phenomenom about light that should mean slowing down light slows down time-
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/time/think.html
     
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    The 4 parter about string theory?
     
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    Yeah you seen it?
    Pretty awesome.
     
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