Re: SCI: slow light

Joe Trusnik (
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 23:42:20 -0500

>The theory predicts that the total zero point energy in the vacuum to be
>infinite when summed over all the possible photon modes. The energy of the
>vacuum should act gravitationally and produce a large cosmological constant
>which would cause space-time to curl up.
>Anybody cleared up this inconsistency yet?

Curl Up? I don't think I understand completely. Is this like space-warping? If so, can't that be just as useful as FTL travel? Or am I missing the concept completely?