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What is the speed of Pushing/Pulling? [duplicate]

If there was a huge rod the length of a light-year in space and someone pulled one end of it, when would the other end move?
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Can we travel faster than the speed of light? [duplicate]

So my question is completely a theoritical question. For example i have a stick made of the strongest material and lightest material and its lenght is as long as the solar system's diameter. The end ...
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Faster than light morse code v2 [duplicate]

Imagine a theoretical superhard steel cylinder pointed towards the moon , 1 cm in radius and 380,000 km long, traveling at 1km per hour towards the moon. Parallel to this cylinder, 1 meter away we ...
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Can information be sent faster than speed of light [duplicate]

I just had this idea one day and I decided upon a thought experiment to verify it. Imagine 2 people A & B sitting on two sides of a pipe which is stretched to a length of 3x10^8 m. The pipe is ...
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A theoretical object that doubles in length pushing an object through space [closed]

If you were to have a theoretical object that could double itself along a chain so you would start off with 1 then it doubles to two, four, eight etc eventually the width of the object would be such a ...
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What will happen if a stick and a beam of light is to race [duplicate]

I don't know whether the question is asked before on not on this website as I can't found it anywhere so I have to ask. What will happen if a place a long stick with a length of a light year. Rather ...
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Superluminal Thought Experiment [duplicate]

If I had a weightless, indestructible rod that was 1,145,915,590 meters long and I moved it 15° would the end of the rod go faster than the speed of light? (Assuming it's path is unobstructed.) ...
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do information travels faster than light? [duplicate]

Suppose a long rod of length 6 lakh kms is subjected to movement at one end,does it move immediately or not at another end?
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If you make a steel rod from here to Alpha Centauri and move it, will the movement appear there instantly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible for information to be transmitted faster than light? imagine this theoretical situation: You have make an extremely long piece of steel (or anything really) one ...
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Speed of light vs Tug of war [duplicate]

Suppose there's a "theoretical rope" that's 299 792 459 meters long in empty space. The speed of light is 299 792 458 m/s. Is it possible that if the rope is "tugged" on one end, ...
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Does an Optical Diametric Vacuum Solenoidal Drive could prove itself against information speed limit?

About these two publications, I came up with a different answer an ask for validation. The scissor paradox: can we pass the information faster than light? Is it possible for information to be ...
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Is it possible to rotate a very very long (almost infinite) and rigid pole such that its end reach the speed of light? [duplicate]

$v=\omega r$ relation shows that even with a fixed $\omega$ and large $r$, the end of the pole can be rotated at a high speed. So if I make pole sufficiently long such that $v=c$, will it be possible ...
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What is the speed of transferring of energy in an inelastic solid? [duplicate]

Assuming that there is an inelastic, very low mass, very long, solid rod which is 150 million km long. This distance requires approximately 8.333 minutes for light to travel. If I apply a force at one ...
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Is it true that whenever any non rigid body moves, there must be a delay between the ends? [duplicate]

Very sorry if this is still considered a duplicate to this, but unfortunately the answer to this question cannot address this because mine is a nonrigid body and involve biological locomotion concepts ...
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can we break the speed of light [duplicate]

I know this is impossible but I just want to know where I went wrong. here's my proposal: Let us imagine that we have a source of light and a switch that are far one light year from us. so it would ...

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