vineri, 23 septembrie 2011

Viteza luminii stinse...

Speed of light 'broken' by scientists

It was Albert Einstein, no less, who proposed more than 100 years ago that nothing could travel faster than the speed of light.

Speed of light 'broken' by scientists: Speed of light 'broken' by scientists
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Einstein’s theory of special relativity, proposed in 1905, states that nothing in the universe can travel faster than the speed of light Photo: AP
Antonio Ereditato, spokesman for the researchers, said: “We have high confidence in our results. We have checked and rechecked for anything that could have distorted our measurements but we found nothing.”

It was Albert Einstein, no less, who proposed more than 100 years ago


Scientists agree if the results are confirmed, that it would force a fundamental rethink of the laws of physics.

John Ellis, a theoretical physicist, said Einstein’s theory underlies “pretty much everything in modern physics”.

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