So a light signal is sent off some space behind me. At the same time I start accelerating extremely quickly. Even though the light signal will always be faster than me it will never catch up with me.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have difficulties to understand that something that is always faster than you can still never catch up with you. I know of course the Rindler diagram how the curve of the accelerating spaceship gets closer and closer to the light signal. But is there another way to understand this than by looking at a diagram? How can something that is forever faster than you never catch up with you?

thank you

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# B Rindler - uniform acceleration

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