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Update on this guy. Anyone?

  1. Jan 18, 2005 #1
    http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/generalscience/faster_than_c_000719.html

    Quote from the article... "NEC’s Lijun Wang says he created an experiment in which a light beam raced through a gas-filled chamber so quickly, it exceeded the speed of light by a factor of 300. "


    Does anyone know what ever happened with this. If such a fantastic claim were true, I am sure I would have heard about it. I am curious though how this was eventually handled by the scientific community.


    Thanks,
    Glenn
     
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  3. Jan 18, 2005 #2
    I was just re-reading that article a couple of minutes ago. I was wondering the same thing.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2005 #3

    Garth

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    I think that says it all. Shine a laser on the Moon and move it around, you can easily make the beam pattern move faster than light; I think the same must apply to Wang's pulses.

    Garth
     
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