Skip to comments.Faster Than the Speed of Light?
Posted on 07/23/2013 8:17:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
HOUSTON Beyond the security gate at the Johnson Space Centers 1960s-era campus here, inside a two-story glass and concrete building with winding corridors, there is a floating laboratory.
Harold G. White, a physicist and advanced propulsion engineer at NASA, beckoned toward a table full of equipment there on a recent afternoon: a laser, a camera, some small mirrors, a ring made of ceramic capacitors and a few other objects.
He and other NASA engineers have been designing and redesigning these instruments, with the goal of using them to slightly warp the trajectory of a photon, changing the distance it travels in a certain area, and then observing the change with a device called an interferometer. So sensitive is their measuring equipment that it was picking up myriad earthly vibrations, including people walking nearby. So they recently moved into this lab, which floats atop a system of underground pneumatic piers, freeing it from seismic disturbances.....
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
Jesse Jacksuhn and a TV Camera is all they need to prove this.
The NYT should ask its excellent science writers to teach its hack political propagandists about this thing called "journalism."
She came from Planet Claire
I knew she came from there
She drove a Plymouth Satellite
Faster than the speed of light
It's not just a good idea, it's the law.
We’ll c about this...
Here at Hanford the LIGO equipment is similarly sensitive, maybe more so, picking up breaking waves on the coast 300 miles away.
I can’t c it, it’s too heavy.
In the last 15 years quantum physicist have been showing the speed of light slowing. This has been documented up until 1967. In 1967 the second was redefined from orbital to so many oscillations of the cesium 133 atom. With the "new second" the orbital velocities of Venus, Mercury and Mars have been shown to be increasing. (So much for the second law of thermodynamics.)
In other words, settled science is still unsettled, just as it should be.
“Needs cavitation, Captain! Time has grabbed hold. We need to build a cavitation bubble to break the hold of time inside the bubble, Captain.”
This always makes me smile:
We don't allow faster than light neutrinos in here, said the bartender. A neutrino walks into a bar.
Citation? It is the day, i.e. earth's rotation period, that was the traditional time standard, and it is the day that is lengthening against the physical standard, leading to the leap-second.
The lengthening day is understood in terms of tidal interactions with the moon. Planetary orbital periods are much more stable, AFAIU.
There was a young lady named Bright,
Whose speed was far faster than light;
She started one day
In a relative way,
And returned on the previous night.
A. H. Reginald Buller in Punch (Dec. 19, 1923)
“...With the “new second” the orbital velocities of Venus, Mercury and Mars have been shown to be increasing. (So much for the second law of thermodynamics.)”
The Second Law of Thermodynamics is just fine. You however, need some recalibration.
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Ah, they clock how long it takes light to go a certain distance and that's how they know the speed. So if their distance ÷ time number's shrinking, how to they know it's the speed that's changing? I mean, maybe it's just that time's going faster or maybe it's the universe that's shrinking.
You got a link?
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