Courtesy of One Minute Physics, a clever video on how–using a simple laser pointer–you can break the speed of light.
It’s an illusion of sorts as no particles are actually accelerated beyond the speed of light, but it’s a fascinating bit of physics parlor trickery. Watch the above video to see it in action or hit up the Minute Physics YouTube channel for more videos.
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- Published 11/9/11