Re: SCI: Light speed in water < fission particle speed

Tue, 23 Feb 1999 13:43:21 +0100

KPJ wrote:
|Do you claim that light does not go slower in water? >>

It appears as if <> wrote:
|Well, yes shine a light through water and it takes longer to get to its
|destination than in a vacuum, but what I was implying, is that since its going
|through molecules, its path is diverted, Im not sure exactly how, but this is
|what I've understood. It goes the same speed it always goes, its just the
|medium changes its course, thus making its destination longer than if there
|wasnt a medium.

Explain Cherenkov radiation with your model.