If you could travel the speed of light...

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If you could travel the speed of light, what would you see?

  1. You would be able to see normally.

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  2. You would only be able to see a big white blur.

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  3. You wouldn't be able to see anything, it would be black.

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  1. Meteorain

    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Quantam Physics is really confusing and for me aswell it's hard to grasp. I believe I watched a video about a topic that may help.


    This video is more how to relate God to science, but ignore that part (since this is not a thread about God) and understand the physics behind it. The twin light photons being a prime example of how information can be sent across the entire universe instantly. Alas you will notice that this is about information, but the key was at the beginning when he said at the speed of light you are viewing the past, the present and the future all at once.

    Here's another video, it has nothing specifically to do with the thread, but it gives some useful insight.

     
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  2. Turambar

    Turambar Harebrained Staff Member

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    Wellllll


    I have to give up here, I know myself and dig my teeth into it for at least a week - or untill I understand it. But I can use my time better than that.

    For now, I will have to stick to my redshift theory. It's - by far - the most psychedylic option in there :D
     
  3. Meteorain

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    Tbh, the videos are pretty easy to understand, and most physics prior to University is not actually that hard to comprehend. All you have to do is make sure you don't try and think of ways in which it doesn't work or try to comprehend all of it rationally....you'll just end up getting frustrated lol

    Well that's not a good way to think, but for now it's good :D
     
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    I honestly find it a fascinating quandry, but I would be wondering how long the human body would be even able to cope being moved at such speed.
    I don't think the human eyes are really designed to function at such high speed, if you could see it'd be a kind of blur, at least that is my hypothesis.
     
  5. Meteorain

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    Well we already know it's impossible to travel at the speed of light, but this is all hypothetical lol
     
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    yeah, well... from another perspective.... you couldn't stretch your arm out being at the speed of light, as it would, at that moment, move faster then the speed of light. And that's impossible for anything with mass.

    In fact, all the atoms in your body would go slowly, but surely, backwards, as there is no way they that they, in their normal vibration, could move forward again. We'd simply liquify :eek:
     
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    Well most if this is pure speculation so how about we try a little experiment?
    I volunteer........Met to be the test subject :D
     
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    Welll, he fits the describtion, being the one who comes closest to being a liquid celestial body to begin with...

    lololol.... amagad Im funneh
     
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    And he can use his ego as a brake.
     
  10. Meteorain

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    I've already surpassed the speed of light and entered the 11th dimension that Michio Kaku so wants to achieve. I have seen his super particles for I am made of them.
     
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    There is honestly nothing I can think of at this exact point in time that sounds any good as a comeback, other than pegging super as lame, and that just won't fly, I must have really lost my edge.
     
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    well, first of all, it's airbag. Met could use his ego as airbag much better than a break :eek:

    And GOD I hope he's made it to the 11th dimention around this time. Finally rid of the bugger
     
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    I was thinking of more like an air brake, or a rear deployable parachute.
     
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    would burn upon re-entry
     
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    Ahahahaha you obviously don't know the pure ego that is Met.
     
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    rofl! :D

    Those videos were somewhat helpful Met... I wish I had a better background in theoretical physics, but that kind of stuff usually scares me. Yet this topic intrigues me. Maybe I missed my calling.
     
  17. Meteorain

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    You do realise that the 11th dimension also includes this dimension? So I'm here anyway :p