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Re: Q&A On That FTL 'Discovery'

From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:54:32 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Archived: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 06:24:17 -0400
Subject: Re: Q&A On That FTL 'Discovery'

>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:05:43 +0100
>Subject: Re: Q&A On That FTL 'Discovery'

>>From: Geoff Blackmore <geoff_184.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 01:55:37 +1300
>>Subject: Re: Q&A On That FTL 'Discovery'

>>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>>Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:54:15 +0100
>>>Subject: Q&A On That FTL 'Discovery'


>>>So why can't something go faster than the speed of light?

>>>Because it would violate the laws of cause and effect.

>>There appears to be some confusion here. The speed of light is
>>not zero-time. The particles that CERN observed arriving 60 nano
>>seconds earlier than expected, did not arrive 60 nano seconds
>>before they departed, as implied. They still took a period of
>>time to get from A to B; they just did it faster than

>The confusion is between proper and improper time. Considered
>from the frame of reference of the photon its transit _is_
>considered to take zero time. This is the so-called _proper_
>time. Improper time is the time measured by some observer in
>another frame moving at some speed less than c (e.g. the
>experimenters). This improper time varies from frame to frame
>but is always more than zero.


Hi Everyone!

Perhaps there is another explanation. The correct answer as to
why the neutrinos CERN scientists allege to have arrived at
their final destination sooner than one would expect for other
particles with mass whose maximum or limiting velocity would be
the speed of light, c, may be found in a video clip of racing
greyhounds I saw on 'America's Funniest Videos' a few days ago
on TV.

At the start of the race around an oval track all the dogs were
running together at the same speed except for one dog that
stumbled and fell part way through the race. The dog quickly got
up and then ran diagonally ACROSS the oval track so that it made
it to the FRONT of the pact of running dogs.

Since the CERN paper makes no reference to the higher dimensions
that scientists believe make up our universe (not unexpected
since humans including the authors of this paper can only
observe, measure and understand a 3-D physical world), maybe the
explanation below taking higher dimensions into account is the

If the motion of neutrinos can be described by higher dimensions
undetectable to us, we can expect these neutrinos to behave in
the same way as the dog that cut across the oval track. All the
other racing dogs (various other moving particles with mass)
continued to follow the oval track (1-D motion only) but this
other racing dog (a moving neutrino) took a shortcut by moving
across the track (a path describable in 2-D instead of 1-D

A few weeks prior to this paper which cast doubts on Einstein's
theory of light and his famous formula E=mc*2 (actually this
formula was "borrowed" from a paper written in Italian and
published in a little read physics journal) another group of
CERN scientists made another unexpected announcement that cast
doubts on the Standard Model of particle physics and brought
many concepts scientists believe in such as dark matter, etc.
into question. Are we seeing the start of a revolution in
science and the discarding of 20th century human knowledge and
understanding as wrong?

If modern science or present day knowledge amd understanding is
always changing and is not absolute, then science cannot make
absolute statements about anything, including UFOs, ETI, etc.

Nick Balaskas

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