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Old 09-22-2011, 06:57 PM   #361
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Old 09-22-2011, 07:34 PM   #362
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Old 09-22-2011, 07:46 PM   #363
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Well now this looks like something for the science thread. If the speed of light is not really the speed limit any more, then this is the story of the year, maybe the decade.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15017484
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Old 09-22-2011, 09:09 PM   #364
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Right, but without a framework to interpret the information, implanting calculus or physics equations in your DNA would be useless. That's the challenge.
Well, if you could implant the knowledge, then you could take classes on how to use it. And why it is important. We all know how to draw and that combining primary colors creates new ones. If everyone knew that from the beginning then we could learn how to paint more creatively from an earlier age. But it would not mean that we would be a Picasso, Warhol or Monet.
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who can ID this pic, without looking at URL?
I am going to take a wild guess and say that it is the original flying wing that they developed in the 50's. But it was unstable so it was never developed.

It looks like it is flying over the Capitol, which is not surprising because it
could have been a flyover for the benefit of the public or even politicians.

I'd like to get a close up of the flag and see how many stars it has.
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Old 09-22-2011, 09:12 PM   #365
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Well now this looks like something for the science thread. If the speed of light is not really the speed limit any more, then this is the story of the year, maybe the decade.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15017484
It could be the discovery of the century, as fundamental as electricity , internal combustion engines or the microwave.

If they are correct, then it means that the possibility of moving forward and backward in time might be possible. And it might mean that we will eventually be able to travel to different star systems.
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Old 09-22-2011, 09:22 PM   #366
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Well assuming we aren't alone, wouldn't we assume that alien life forms are already traveling faster than the speed of light? Or is this where we bring in the theory of worm holes, blackholes, etc...
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Well assuming we aren't alone, wouldn't we assume that alien life forms are already traveling faster than the speed of light? Or is this where we bring in the theory of worm holes, blackholes, etc...
Yeah there's lots of ways to get around without going FTL, and a part of Relativity is that the closer you are to going the speed of light, the less time seems to pass by. Thought impossible, if you were going the speed of light, your trip to anywhere would be instant, even though hundreds, thousands, billions of years could have gone by.
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edit: didnt see there was another page. was I right?
edit 2: Here's something fun to ponder: If the experiment is repeatable and the results hold, then according to GR the neutrinos are traveling backward in time
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then according to GR the neutrinos are traveling backward in time
It was the first prototype of the flying wing, a very clever design by the genius designer Jack Northrop.

Also Scott, i find it either highly coincidental or you just failed to post this more up to date article, but they just performed the exact same experiment as with the cats, with people.

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k2pilot, ya u know what it is.

yes it was the original flying wing prototype program, but it was the second generation, the one that ran off of 8 jet engines, instead of 4 props off the tail end. Truman authorized the continuation of the program, and suggested it take off from Andrews to fly down Pennsylvania Ave to show the public what his administration was doing in the post-WWII era, and it did a real low flyby, while this pic was snapped.

Ya, History Channel. Deal with it.
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my father mentioned something to me recently about this new "Battery breakthrough"

apparently, instead of using plates in the batteries, the metals would be very fine particles and the battery would be made up of some kind of goop.

Does anybody have any more info on this? they're supposed to have 2 times more capacity for the size.... I think. Would be a pretty big deal if true.
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my father mentioned something to me recently about this new "Battery breakthrough"

apparently, instead of using plates in the batteries, the metals would be very fine particles and the battery would be made up of some kind of goop.

Does anybody have any more info on this? they're supposed to have 2 times more capacity for the size.... I think. Would be a pretty big deal if true.
Yeah it happened not long ago,
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-06-...cles-jolt.html

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The new battery relies on an innovative architecture called a semi-solid flow cell, in which solid particles are suspended in a carrier liquid and pumped through the system. In this design, the battery’s active components — the positive and negative electrodes, or cathodes and anodes — are composed of particles suspended in a liquid electrolyte. These two different suspensions are pumped through systems separated by a filter, such as a thin porous membrane.
It's very cool.

Personally i'm still hoping something actually comes out of EEEstor, i mean if even lockheed is investing in them that has got to be some amazing tech. Too bad there isn't a single (public) known example working.
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Ok ladies, here's the paper on FTL neutrinos if anyone wants to read it
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Ok ladies, here's the paper on FTL neutrinos if anyone wants to read it
http://static.arxiv.org/pdf/1109.4897.pdf
i wish i could understand this crap lol this whole neutrinos thing is very interesting to me.
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I'm going to read through it during lunch but it doesn't look too math heavy; hopefully I'll be able to understand most of it. I understand the experiment and the implications, I just hope I can grasp the technicalities.
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