April 30, 2013
Why Light Speed Isn't the Cosmic Speed Limit
Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang!
If you’ve been around the block once or twice, you know that the speed of light in a vacuum — 299,792,458 meters-per-second — is the absolute maximum speed that any form of energy in the Universe can travel at. In shorthand, this speed is known as c to physicists.
TAGGED: Light Speed, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation