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The ultimate speed

  1. Sep 23, 2011 #1
    There have been a few speculations about particles traveling faster than light in news.
    People claim that it may shatter special relativity.

    But isn't it possible that light may not be completely mass-less? It could be possible that light may have a very small mass and it may travel at very close to the ultimate speed. Special relativity only predicts the existence of such an ultimate speed. It doesn't predict the existence of any particle moving at such a speed.
     
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  3. Sep 23, 2011 #2

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