LANL scientist makes radio waves travel faster than light

Photo: This Los Alamos National Laboratory gadget, called a polarization synchrotron, combines radio waves and a rapidly spinning magnetic field, which forces radio waves to travel faster than the speed of light. Full Story
Steven

Kelowna, Canada

#1 Feb 12, 2010
They should be given much more money to work with. Seriously only 3 million ?
Va Paola

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

#2 Feb 27, 2010
Cool! I hope the new generation of cell phones come quick!
Kiloku

Três Rios, Brazil

#3 Feb 28, 2010
Hoping that soon we get to transmit data to other star systems very quickly. Arecibo Message and some other similar ones were sent out there but they will travel at the speed of light, so most (if not all) of these haven't reached any other stars. Even if they do, we'd have to be lucky to have these stars be inhabited. With FTL radio, we could try sending to an enormous number of stars, and the messages would arrive quickly. If at least one of these are inhabited by an intelligent species and they have the technology to answer, we'd find them!(Obviously, it's possible that there aren't enough intelligent species or even non-intelligent species for us to reach with these messages any time soon, even after FTL Radio Waves can actually be used for more than an experiment...)
dubt

São Paulo, Brazil

#4 Mar 5, 2010
If light speed is constant and time no. Wave radio back in time? If yes, wave radio no is more fast light speed.

ps: sorry my bad english

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