186,000 miles a second?

# Thread: 186,000 miles a second?

1. ## 186,000 miles a second?

If you are in a car traveling at the speed of light and you turn the headlights on, what would happen?

2. I would ass rape you bitch

3. Originally Posted by ForemanRules
I would ass rape you bitch
Just because John H ass rape u doesnt mean u have to do it to someone to.

5. Well smart ass give me an answer

6. nothing

7. Originally Posted by god hand
If you are in a car traveling at the speed of light and you turn the headlights on, what would happen?

Slow down to 185,000 fps so you can see the things you crash into, you wont have time to stop

8. Originally Posted by god hand
If you are in a car traveling at the speed of light and you turn the headlights on, what would happen?
It's all theoretical, but you'd end up "schmearing" the headlight's light behind you as you drove. It would look similar to the stop-motion photography you see of roads and freeways.

9. The real answer is the light will leave the car is normal as the speed of light is contstant regardless of the speed of the observer..figure that one out.
A bullet on the other hand woud appear to stand still if you travelled behind it at the same velocity.

I should also add its impossible to travel exactly at the speed of light. Due to the infinite energy required. But even if you got within 1mph, light would still leave you at 186000 miles /s

10. Gococks is going to cry when he sees the question has already been answered in this thread.

11. Originally Posted by BigDyl
Gococks is going to cry when he sees the question has already been answered in this thread.

12. Originally Posted by nsimmons
The real answer is the light will leave the car is normal as the speed of light is contstant regardless of the speed of the observer..figure that one out.
A bullet on the other hand woud appear to stand still if you travelled behind it at the same velocity.

I should also add its impossible to travel exactly at the speed of light. Due to the infinite energy required. But even if you got within 1mph, light would still leave you at 186000 miles /s

Looks like we have a new, and smarter scientist on the forum now. Gococks is now of no use to us.

Mods you can ban him.

13. Originally Posted by nsimmons
The real answer is the light will leave the car is normal as the speed of light is contstant regardless of the speed of the observer..figure that one out.
A bullet on the other hand woud appear to stand still if you travelled behind it at the same velocity.

I should also add its impossible to travel exactly at the speed of light. Due to the infinite energy required. But even if you got within 1mph, light would still leave you at 186000 miles /s
Double its speed 372000

14. Originally Posted by god hand
If you are in a car traveling at the speed of light and you turn the headlights on, what would happen?
Do you really need headlights at that speed? Are you going to be able steer out of the way of any obstacles? I think not.

15. Originally Posted by maniclion
Do you really need headlights at that speed? Are you going to be able steer out of the way of any obstacles?
Dpeends how many beers I have in me.

16. Originally Posted by Super Hulk
Double its speed 372000
no that would imply that light travels at some other speed other than C
Light doesnt behave in a logical way. It doesnt follow conventional vector addition, as if you where travelling in a car at 100mph and fired a bullet at 200mph, with the total at 300.

17. Originally Posted by god hand
If you are in a car traveling at the speed of light and you turn the headlights on, what would happen?
leave the lights off that way the cops will be less likely to see you in your stolen car!

18. Well you would'nt be able to see the light, if you already going the speed in which the light is traveling would you,and the light compete for the space given. you may see it, then again it may fall behind. the speed of light is an estimate, since different sources of light have different speeds, halogen and florescent are different than natural, and ect.

19. Originally Posted by NEW_IN_THE_GAME
Well you would'nt be able to see the light, if you already going the speed in which the light is traveling would you,and the light compete for the space given. you may see it, then again it may fall behind. the speed of light is an estimate, since different sources of light have different speeds, halogen and florescent are different than natural, and ect.
my brain just exploded!

20. lol, well my theory. I am a lil weird with the science gig. lol

21. Originally Posted by NEW_IN_THE_GAME
lol, well my theory. I am a lil weird with the science gig. lol
I am here to simply act like an idiot! I refuse to do any thinking while I post on this site!

22. haha, good shit . I am weird so I think I fit in here pretty well lol. So anything new myk?

23. not much, just chillin! maybe playing a poker game in a few!

what about you? hows the stomach?

24. Photon torpedoes work at warp speed so I think your headlights would work as well.

25. Stomach doing ok. 7 more treatments. Then I am done. I am glad for that fact. Then I am hitting the weights. I mean I am really getting bored without it.

26. Originally Posted by NEW_IN_THE_GAME
Stomach doing ok. 7 more treatments. Then I am done. I am glad for that fact. Then I am hitting the weights. I mean I am really getting bored without it.
you know whats gonna be cool! the next time you get in fight you say "cancer can't stop me son, what the fuck you gonna do?" then watch the other guy crap his pants and run away!

27. Originally Posted by nsimmons
The real answer is the light will leave the car is normal as the speed of light is contstant regardless of the speed of the observer..figure that one out.
A bullet on the other hand woud appear to stand still if you travelled behind it at the same velocity.

I should also add its impossible to travel exactly at the speed of light. Due to the infinite energy required. But even if you got within 1mph, light would still leave you at 186000 miles /s
Light itself is not relative in physics, it's the constant speed C . Light that is manipulated to travel slower than C, which is any light not traveling in a vacuum, is technically void of the laws of special relativity, because light traveling through our atmosphere is slower relative to light traveling through a vacuum.

But usually, observation is relative to your position in spacetime and that of the occurence being observed, except for light. Light is the only thing that will travel 3e8 m/s from any observation point. If you're on a train traveling (that is in a vacuum) at the speed of light and shine the beam, the speed of light would be the same for observers in the train as well as outside of the train, which is not true for the gun. It would be impossible to fire a bullet while traveling at the speed of light because that means that it would accelerate past the speed of light, which you can't do because it would violate causality. The bullet would have to accelerate from rest, while light does not accelerate relative to time, it has instantaneous acceleration.

28. 186,282 miles per second.

29. holy balls, mudge is in the ninja club?

30. Originally Posted by gococksDJS
holy balls, mudge is in the ninja club?
He was the founder. BigDyl is just taking all the credit.

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