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i can try but are u willing to have a open mind????????????
let me start simply
light travels 3million miles per second.............
put that distance into the circumference of a cicle and the radius becomes 18000 miles
now if a rod 18000 miles long was turned at 1 rotation per second the end point of that rod would travel at the speed of light........correct.
now if the rod was any longer, the end point would therefore travel faster than light......
prove me wrong
Sorry, that won't work, and it's been thought of by every scientist wannabe and even a few scientists.
You are operating under the misconception that there exists a rod which is perfectly rigid, and no such thing exists in nature. If you were to perform such an experiment, then the rod would break long before the end of it was moving at the speed of light. Even if the rod were unbreakable, the end would never fully 'catch-up' with the rest of it... It would always be moving less than the speed of light.
Oh, and your estimation of the speed of light is WAAAAAY off. The actual speed of light in a vacuum is about 185,000 miles per second.
6th March 2008 - 10:02 PM
The actual speed of light in a vacuum is about 185,000 miles per second.
Correct. Even in kilometers per second it is approximately 300,000 kilometers per second and not 3 million (one less zero).
6th March 2008 - 10:15 PM
you COULD build a powerful visible light laser and move it back and forth across the surface of the moon at speeds greater than c...
But that's not an object. Even the photons in the laser are moving at just slightly less than c (due to the atmosphere.)
6th March 2008 - 10:15 PM
QUOTE (einsteinnemesis+Mar 6 2008, 09:05 PM)
i can prove that it is possible to travel faster than the speed of light
please prove me wrong
I wish it were possible to travel faster than the speed of light. Han Solo " I can go .5 past light speed
But I know that Einstein proved in fact that you can not. The reason, to the best of my understanding is objects gain incredible weight in gravity as it gets closer to the speed of light. only light photons and other energy particles can go that fast and not have the tremendous weight gain. Any object of substance would get so heavy as to slow it down. At least that is how I remember it being explained.
I do consider myself a fan of Einstein. He is one of my heroes.
6th March 2008 - 10:18 PM
Another small correction: Even if the circumference of the circle is 3 million miles the radius of the circle should be around 477,479 miles and not 18,000 miles.
6th March 2008 - 11:27 PM
Liked the proof :)
Yep Einstein Go hide yourself...
At last long the final grail is here.
I think I have another.
A One rubber band flies away at a speed of .9 'c'
B On its shoulder it has another rubber band that shots away in the opposite direction at .9 'c'
C You einsteinnemesis is droped at a relative rest in between those two rubber bands holding on to them for your life
that means that your arms now are expanding faster than
A your thoughts
B The Light Of a revolving cookie jar
The faster you accelerate that rod the nearer its mass will become to infinite.
A infinite mass will act as a black hole.
You might raise it by magic though :)
6th March 2008 - 11:33 PM
LoVe him for what he did give to science! He didn't waste his ability to think
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7th March 2008 - 12:29 AM
QUOTE (einsteinnemesis+Mar 6 2008, 09:10 PM)
some may call it a gedunken but isnt einstiens theory a gedunken????????
Gedunken is for donut theory!
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