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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #165 on: September 22, 2011, 07:06:45 PM »

theory doesn't prevent particles traveling faster than light

if just doesn't allow particles to travel at the speed of light
(which is a bit of a simplification, but close enough)

Correct.  There is a loophole that might let some particles travel faster than light:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachyon
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« Reply #166 on: September 23, 2011, 02:36:07 PM »

and interstingly....they might not be travelling faster than light at all, simply taking shortcuts through reality...which I find much more interesting
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« Reply #167 on: September 23, 2011, 06:37:02 PM »

and interstingly....they might not be travelling faster than light at all, simply taking shortcuts through reality...which I find much more interesting

I agree!

Faster than light travel though bending space has been a favorite possibility of mine as well.
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« Reply #168 on: October 05, 2011, 07:32:24 PM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #169 on: October 09, 2011, 01:17:38 AM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #170 on: October 13, 2011, 08:32:21 PM »

remember that Icelandic volcano with the unpronounceable name?

well, its big sis might be waking up:     http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/10/earthquake-swarm-keeps-icelands-katla-rocking/

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« Reply #171 on: October 14, 2011, 05:17:03 PM »

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« Reply #172 on: October 23, 2011, 10:09:51 AM »

giant amoebas discovered:       http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44998895#.TqQd_HI1Ti4

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« Reply #173 on: October 25, 2011, 03:58:51 PM »

apparently, you could see the aurora borealis as far south as Mississippi last night. it was cloudy here, though...   :(

anyway, this is what it looked like over Wisconsin:




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« Reply #174 on: October 29, 2011, 11:08:22 PM »

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« Reply #175 on: November 02, 2011, 11:44:59 AM »

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« Reply #176 on: November 09, 2011, 06:13:56 PM »

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« Reply #177 on: November 14, 2011, 06:27:38 PM »

spiders are douchebags, too:     http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45289018/

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« Reply #178 on: November 15, 2011, 11:29:39 AM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #179 on: November 18, 2011, 11:41:51 AM »

and interstingly....they might not be travelling faster than light at all, simply taking shortcuts through reality...which I find much more interesting
http://io9.com/5860744/new-data-confirms-neutrinos-are-still-traveling-faster-than-light

I agree!

Faster than light travel though bending space has been a favorite possibility of mine as well.

whatever it is, it's still happening:    http://io9.com/5860744/new-data-confirms-neutrinos-are-still-traveling-faster-than-light

???
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