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Can You Go Faster Than Light?

Lecture no. 21 from the course: Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

Can You Go Faster Than Light?

Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

In this lecture, Professor Lincoln explains the various ways in which talking about the speed of light can lead to a misunderstanding of whether or not particles can travel faster than light. Learn why it’s more accurate to say objects cannot move through space faster than light—but space itself can.


July 9, 2019