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Mass of particle near light speed in a medium

I am trying to get a common understanding from these two previous questions: Why does the mass of an object increase when its speed approaches that of light? What happens if light/particles exceeded ...
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What happens if light/particles exceeded the speed of light for a particular medium

While the speed of light in vacuum is a universal constant (c), the speed at which light propagates in other materials/mediums may be less than c. This is obviously suggested by the fact that ...