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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Re: Quantum Mechanics
On Sat, 25 May 1996, Mike Wangsmo wrote:

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> The gist of all of that is that if the force field is sufficently stong
> enough and the object (maybe a curved light beam???) can reach the same

Light doesn't curve. Light, by definition, travels in a straight line.
Light, also by definition, always travels the shortest distance between
two points. Therefore,

> point accross the cone base in a shorter periord of time, however has
> covered more distance. That translate into an object exceeding the speed
> of light and a relative setting. This doesn't violate the theory of
> relativity since no claim about the object exceeding the speed of light
> in the same reference frame is made. A corralary to this theory could
> also be postulated as having the velocity of a light beam accelerated by
> a *sling shot* type of action rounding a gravitational field. By doing
> this, the so called fixed speed of light can also be increased and I
> thing with a little bit of work, it could be shown to be unbounded.
>
> Just a few thoughts.
> _______________________________________________________________________
> Mike Wangsmo, Graduate Student wanger@fubar.cs.montana.edu
> Dept. of M&IE, MSU http://www.cs.montana.edu/~wanger
> Bozeman, MT 59717 (406) 586-0690
> "May the Force be with you, always"
>
>

Eyvind Bernhardsen



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