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Sweeping a laser pointer across the surface of the moon or a passing asteroid can create spots that actually move faster than light, and doing so could reveal previously unknown information about those objects, according to a new study.
Given how fascinated our culture is with both social media and time travel, wouldn’t someone who actually had a Tardis or a tricked-out DeLorean be tweeting about or sharing pictures of his/her experiences? That’s exactly what the authors of a new study tried to find out.
According to new research led by Michigan Technological University, spacetime might be less like a foamy beer and more like a smooth Einsteinian whiskey.
Scientists have long believed that spacetime is foamy, like a freshly pulled draft beer, but new information from an intergalactic photo finish shows it might just be as smooth as a single malt whiskey, instead.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.