How Fast Is The Speed Of Light? Can It Be Broken?

how fast is the speed of light

The speed of light was broken by two physicists, Gunter Nimtz and Alfons Stahlhofen, in Germany from the University of Koblenz. This seriously questions Einstein’s theory that no object or information can move faster than the speed of light in a vacuum. An example of what could happen with this is time travel, but not like you imagine: If you went for a car trip faster than the speed of light, you’d arrive at your destination before you’d even leave, theoretically, of course. As Dr Guenter Nimtz said: “The effect cannot be used to go back in time, only to reduce the time between cause and effect a little bit.”

Einstein’s theory is generally thought to be a theoretical limit, not to be exceeded by anything with mass.

299 792 458 m / s

Wikipedia states the following:  The speed of light in vacuum, commonly denoted c, is a universal physical constant important in many areas of physics. Its exact value is 299,792,458 metres per second.  

An experiment in Princeton, NJ suggests that it may be possible to go faster than the speed of light.  Physicists sent a pulse of laser light through cesium vapor, and the physicists claim the light left the chamber before it even entered it.  So, did it move faster than the speed of light?

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how fast is the speed of light




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