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Submission + - "We have broken the speed of light"

jas_public writes: A pair of German physicists claim to have broken the speed of light — an achievement that would undermine our entire understanding of space and time.

The pair say they have conducted an experiment in which microwave photons — energetic packets of light — travelled "instantaneously" between a pair of prisms that had been moved up to 3ft apart.

Understanding is always the understanding of a smaller problem in relation to a bigger problem. -- P.D. Ouspensky