Light's Most Exotic Trick Yet: So Fast it Goes ... Backwards?
5/14/2006 3:42:19 PM
(CST) - Michael Wells
From the Article:
In the past few years, scientists have found ways to make light go both faster and slower than its usual speed limit, but now researchers at the University of Rochester have published a paper today in Science on how they've gone one step further: pushing light into reverse. As if to defy common sense, the backward-moving pulse of light travels faster than light.
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