Pulsar travels six times faster than the speed of light

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  1. CdnShockwave

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    Faster-Than-Light Pulsar Phenomena | Universe Today


     
  2. Darkwing48

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    Haha. If this is true. I knew speed isn't limited to c.
    (1- (v^2 / c^2) )^.5 My high foot!!!

    I always thought, how could we measure something beyond the speed of light if our tools are limited to the speed of light. It's like seeing galaxies with prescription glasses.

    Anyways. I still would like to see more data on this.
     
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    Now, put it in a ship and we can get moving.
     
  4. Lock Cade

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    Damn. I didn't think anything could be faster than the speed of light.
     
  5. eyeballkid

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    I'm not surprised at all. How do you think teh aliens get here?
     
  6. prime13

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    That's pretty amazing. I'd bet they're working on a jet that's faster than the speed of light, but we don't know about it.
     
  7. eyeballkid

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    Well, the Aurora is still secret...not that fast though...
     
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    Good point.
     
  9. Darkwing48

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    Actually, Aliens are within our solar system. They cloaked their planet as soon as they realized that we are creature capable of doing harm to other because of our physical differences and out potential to reach outer space and populate other planets in the manner as the Age of Exploration. They however, cannot mask their planet's gravitational effects. Scientists calls the existence of there planet as "Dark Matter."
     
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    you know since light nor those things are matter that is what makes them move that fast
     
  11. Omegatron

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    yawn.
    not impressed at all.
    I reached, *ahem* "terminal velocity" (wink-wink, nod-nod) faster than that with a girl in high school.
    damn those 5'10" blonde Texan girls....

    seriously, i am beginning to believe Science is the carrot dangling from a stick in front of us. every time we declare something infallible law like the speed of light, something like this happens.
    the carrot trick in this case isn't a bad idea. it will lead us to some mighty fine places.
    and to teh alienz, lol.
     
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    That doesn't make any sense. Please clarify.
     
  14. QuinJester

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    Scientists have observed things going faster than the speed of light before. The problem is doing it with something that has mass. That's where the whole speedbump of E=mc^2 comes in.
     
  15. comaface

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    Points for originality, at least
     
  16. Aernaroth

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    Another issue with this is that nothing is actually moving faster than the speed of light, its just a sort of "illusion" due to the axial orientation, sort of a trick due to the distance and the frame of reference. Still pretty interesting stuff though.
     
  17. Eric

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    Yeah, suck it, speed of light. Pulsar's gotcha beat. :p 
     
  18. megatronkicksas

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    That happened faster than I expected.
     

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