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' >>>http://tinyurl.com/4yvxxwn >>>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 >>anticipated. >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. <snip> 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 answer. 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 space). 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 Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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