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Re: starship-design: Light can break its own speed limit

"L. Parker" wrote:
> Light can break its own speed limit, researchers say
> July 20, 2000
> Web posted at: 2:16 p.m. EDT (1816 GMT)
>  In this story:   Not so impossible  Application: faster computers?  How the
> experiment worked  RELATED STORIES, SITES
> (AP) -- Scientists have apparently broken the universe's speed limit.
> For generations, physicists believed there is nothing faster than light
> moving through a vacuum -- a speed of 186,000 miles per second.
> But in an experiment in Princeton, New Jersey, physicists sent a pulse of
> laser light through cesium vapor so quickly that it left the chamber before
> it had even finished entering.

Wow ...  Tube computers will make a comeback....
Scotty Why do the Ads for dylithim crystals say "Cesium Inside"? Kirk.

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