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SPEED OF LIGHT: The anomaly here is that in any other scenario, velocities can be added and subtracted, except the velocity that’s known as the speed of light. Within Relativity Theory, if there is anything unintuitive it is the fact that in the entire Universe, it is the speed of light alone that is absolute or fixed, not something like space or time. It’s unintuitive in that all other bits and pieces that are in motion can be added or subtracted. So, if you are in a train that is moving at say 100 km/hour and you throw a ball at 10 km/hour in the direction at which the train is moving, to an observer outside the train, your ball is travelling at 110 km/hour. If you throw the ball towards the rear of the train, an outside observer will measure the ball as moving at 90 km/hour. If on the other hand, you shine a flash-light in the train, an outside observer will see the velocity of the resulting light beam moving at the speed of light – not the speed of light PLUS the velocity of the train, or the speed of light MINUS the velocity of the train, but at the speed of light! That’s nuts, but it’s scientifically nuts and been proven again and again in any experiment you care to devise.

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Ray

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Methods 1600 Susan Doris 16-Dec-18 12:35
Re: Methods 222 Eddie Larry 16-Dec-18 15:34
Re: Methods 200 Susan Doris 16-Dec-18 16:39
Re: Methods 228 Eddie Larry 16-Dec-18 18:15
Re: Methods 197 Itatw70s 16-Dec-18 23:59
Re: Methods 211 Susan Doris 17-Dec-18 06:29
Re: Methods 213 Eddie Larry 17-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Methods 199 drrayeye 17-Dec-18 08:08
Re: Methods 199 Susan Doris 17-Dec-18 08:37
Re: Methods 203 greengirl5 17-Dec-18 09:04
Re: Methods 206 Enigcom 17-Dec-18 12:13
An example 198 drrayeye 17-Dec-18 15:55
Re: An example 204 Susan Doris 17-Dec-18 17:20
Re: An example 194 Itatw70s 17-Dec-18 17:57
Re: An example 197 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 07:59
If we accept academic standards, 202 drrayeye 18-Dec-18 13:28
Re: If we accept academic standards, 208 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 15:19
Re: If we accept academic standards, 190 Eddie Larry 18-Dec-18 16:31
Re: If we accept academic standards, 201 Enigcom 18-Dec-18 17:17
Re: If we accept academic standards, 212 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 18:35
Re: If we accept academic standards, 203 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 18:31
Re: If we accept academic standards, 210 Eddie Larry 18-Dec-18 18:59
Re: If we accept academic standards, 186 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 19:11
Re: If we accept academic standards, 193 Eddie Larry 18-Dec-18 19:56
Re: If we accept academic standards, 200 Itatw70s 18-Dec-18 21:58
Re: If we accept academic standards, 204 Susan Doris 19-Dec-18 07:12
Bee in the bonnet 199 greengirl5 19-Dec-18 07:45
Re: Bee in the bonnet 209 Susan Doris 19-Dec-18 08:10
Re: If we accept academic standards, 205 Susan Doris 19-Dec-18 06:33
Re: If we accept academic standards, 212 Eddie Larry 19-Dec-18 22:04
Re: If we accept academic standards, 195 Susan Doris 22-Dec-18 20:25
Re: If we accept academic standards, 185 Eddie Larry 22-Dec-18 20:42
Real world example of the scientific method 228 drrayeye 18-Dec-18 19:04
Re: Real world example of the scientific method 211 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 19:27
Statements! 194 greengirl5 19-Dec-18 07:55
Re: If we accept academic standards, 191 drrayeye 27-Dec-18 09:42
Re: If we accept academic standards, 242 Susan Doris 27-Dec-18 13:32
Re: An example 210 Itatw70s 18-Dec-18 21:38
Re: An example 189 Susan Doris 19-Dec-18 07:16
Re: An example 200 Enigcom 18-Dec-18 17:14
Re: An example 206 Susan Doris 18-Dec-18 18:42
Re: An example 199 Itatw70s 18-Dec-18 22:07
Re: An example 218 Susan Doris 19-Dec-18 07:20
So, try to prove art 195 greengirl5 19-Dec-18 08:00
Re: So, try to prove art 207 Itatw70s 19-Dec-18 12:52
Re: So, try to prove art 191 Susan Doris 22-Dec-18 20:07
Re: So, try to prove art 180 Itatw70s 23-Dec-18 00:18
Re: So, try to prove art 178 Susan Doris 23-Dec-18 06:55
Re: An example 196 Enigcom 22-Dec-18 13:00
Re: An example 197 Susan Doris 22-Dec-18 20:18
Re: An example 195 greengirl5 22-Dec-18 21:15
Re: An example 197 Itatw70s 23-Dec-18 00:32
Re: An example 192 Susan Doris 23-Dec-18 09:33
Re: An example 201 Susan Doris 23-Dec-18 07:00
Communicate.... 170 Itatw70s 23-Dec-18 21:35
Re: An example 198 Enigcom 23-Dec-18 19:24
Re: An example 187 Susan Doris 24-Dec-18 06:27
Happy Christmas everybody, from Australia. 200 greengirl5 24-Dec-18 11:43
a Method for the Holidays 191 drrayeye 24-Dec-18 19:18
Re: a Method for the Holidays 194 Susan Doris 25-Dec-18 06:38
Re: Methods 100 ian 77 11-Jun-19 20:13
Re: Methods 92 Susan Doris 13-Jun-19 05:12
Re: Methods 186 drew 13-Jun-19 07:49


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