Relativity Theory still stands

Du Shengwang, leading a group of  physicists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, have demonstrated that a single photon cannot exceed the speed of light limit. This reaffirmation of Einstein’s special theory of relativity all but rules out the simplest form of time travel — breaking universal traffic laws to condense time within a container. Don’t dispair however, this doesn’t mean that time travel can never happen, only that it will involve much more than firing up some massive energy sucking engine. General relativity still holds hope for manipulating the space-time continuum to meet our time travel desires not to mention visiting exotic far off inter-galactic places.

Proof of the Cosmological (Speed of Light) Limit


About Deborah Leddon

Vegetarian Mother and Wife, Scientist at UTD CSS, passionate about my family, animal rights, the outdoors and my violin.
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