Maxwell's distribution

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I have one question, I am sorry if it's stupid or something.

So, when we write down the Maxwell's distribution, we integrate over the spectrum of velocities... But that is from 0 to infinity.. (or minus infinitiy to infinity nevermind)
Is there any way someone can cut-off the above? Since we know that nothing can overcome EVER the speed of light?
 

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I have one question, I am sorry if it's stupid or something.

So, when we write down the Maxwell's distribution, we integrate over the spectrum of velocities... But that is from 0 to infinity.. (or minus infinitiy to infinity nevermind)
Is there any way someone can cut-off the above? Since we know that nothing can overcome EVER the speed of light?
Good question. See Maxwell–Jüttner distribution.
 
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If any thing is smaller than light particles then it is possible
 

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