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Foothill8-Feb-17 5:32
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Foothill9-Feb-17 11:31
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Thank you for not attacking the idea but, instead, asking for clarification. Let me expand on some of your points.
Eddy Vluggen wrote:
If C holds, then faster-than-light travelling would equal time-travelling.
It's just a personal belief but I don't think that time travel is possible. When it comes to Einstein's theory on relativity, time dilation is really about the rate that information, which is traveling at the speed of light, arrives at a specific frame of reference (which can be moving or stationary). It's basically describing the Doppler Effect at close to the speed of light and has nothing to do with the actual passage of time. I don't know where this time travel tangent arose but, while it makes for some very interesting stories, isn't really possible in my eyes.

Eddy Vluggen wrote:
And if you can vary the C, does that make faster-than-light travelling possible, or does it change the point at which energy 'solidifies' into mass?
In the theory, everything that has energy has mass and I tend to think of C as a universal drag coefficient. By lowering the amount of drag, particles would, in theory, lose mass and could travel faster. Even light would travel faster.

Eddy Vluggen wrote:
Doesn't mass come from the God-particle? I remember some 'yo mama so fat' yokes about it
The Higgs Boson (i.e. the god particle) is still just a theory. They found evidence of particles in the energy range they were looking for at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe but it could be anything really. They don't know where mass comes from yet.


I have this written down at home but I do not have the academic credentials to get anybody in the field of physics to listen. I just tell it to people who might be interested to hear. With so little in the way of resources, I wouldn't be able to prove a word of it in a lab. It doesn't help that I'm not really very good at any mathematics above college algebra which is why I stay clear of graphics programming and security algorithm design. Sorry if some of this is academic speech as I don't know of any other way to describe it.
if (Object.DividedByZero == true) { Universe.Implode(); }
Meus ratio ex fortis machina. Simplicitatis de formae ac munus. -Foothill, 2016

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