Are you kicking me off the site?  What if it turns out that I am right?
Or are you all just interested in alternatives to the truth?

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse Mazer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 5:32 PM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; everything-list@eskimo.com
Subject: RE: Neutrino shield idea


This comment shows that you have very little understanding of the basics
of 
relativity, and thus would not be in a position to say that your theory
can 
reproduce its successful predictions since you obviously haven't studied

them in any detail. In GR nothing can exceed the speed of light
*locally* 
(ie no particle in the same location as a photon can pass it), although
the 
distance between objects in different locations can increase faster than

light due to the expansion of space. FTL spatial expansion does not lead
to 
causality violations (nor is it solely something that happened shortly
after 
the big bang, even today sufficiently distant galaxies are moving away 
faster than light--do you know what the Hubble constant is?), but the 
ability to exceed light locally certainly would, if you assume local 
Lorentz-symmetry.

Like I said before, this isn't an appropriate place to discuss theories
of 
"alternative physics", it's off-topic here. Please take this discussion 
somewhere else, like the physicsforums.com "Independent Research" forum
I 
mentioned earlier.

Jesse

>Have you ever heard of the "Big Bang" and the period just after where 
>the universe expanded much faster than the speed of light.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Saibal Mitra [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 4:49 PM
>To: John Ross; 'Russell Standish'
>Cc: 'Stephen Paul King'; everything-list@eskimo.com
>Subject: Re: Neutrino shield idea
>
>
>Faster than light effects lead to violations of causality. There are 
>very stringent experimental constraints against such effects.
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "John Ross" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: "'Russell Standish'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Cc: "'Stephen Paul King'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; 
><everything-list@eskimo.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 01:43 AM
>Subject: RE: Neutrino shield idea
>
>
> > I say any massless particle that has a charge supporting a Coulomb 
> > force must travel at the speed of light or faster because the 
> > Coulomb force travels at the speed of light and a charged massless 
> > particle will be repelled by its own Coulomb force.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Russell Standish [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 3:04 PM
> > To: John Ross
> > Cc: 'Stephen Paul King'; everything-list@eskimo.com
> > Subject: Re: Neutrino shield idea
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 09:11:04AM -0700, John Ross wrote:
> > > * Only photons travel at the speed of light.  (Except my tronnies 
> > > that
> >
> > > usually go faster than the speed of light.)
> >
> > Who says? Any massless particle will travel at the speed of light.
> >
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