September 29th, 2004, 07:01 PM
Slowing the of light...?
"Researchers at UC Berkeley, along with scientists from
the University of Oregon and the University of Illinois,
say they can slow the speed of light in a way that could
help speed the delivery of movies to your PC.
"Scientists at the university managed to slow the speed
of light traveling through a semiconductor to 6 miles a
second, or 31,000 times slower than the 186,000 miles per
second that light normally travels in a vacuum.
"Slowing the light pulses could lead to a more orderly
traffic flow in networks, ....."
~ I'm NOT insane! I've just been in a bad mood for the last 30 years! ~ Somepeople are like Slinky's: Not good for anything, but the thought of pushing them down the stairs brings a smile to your face!
September 29th, 2004, 07:04 PM
But they make up for it by speeding up the week end.......................
55 - I'm fiftyfeckinfive and STILL no wiser,
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