Re: SCI: slow light

joe dees (
Fri, 19 Feb 1999 00:36:45 -0500

At Fri, 19 Feb 1999 00:05:31 EST, you wrote:
>"Nothing can exceed the speed of light"....
>I've heard that many times. Well apparently that is not true. Since soon a
>turtle will be able to do it.
>Only kidding here..since I've neglected the "in a vacumn" part of that
>However..that leads to a question. If light is "slowest" in a Bose-Einestein
>Condesate..and "fastest" in a there anything "less" than a
>vacumn? It is possible to slow light it even theoretically
>possible to speed light up?
>No clue here..a vacumn is a vacumn right?
>Winslow Arizona

And does the frequency (wavelength) matter as to speed, either in a vacuum or in a Bose-Einstein condensate? Joe E. Dees
Poet, Pagan,

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