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+ - "We have broken the speed of light"

Submitted by jas_public
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.

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.

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