Re: virus: Re: The Fall of Buddhism

D. H. Rosdeitcher (
12 Mar 97 10:29:53 EST

David McF. wrote:
> I bump the laser so that the red dot travels from one side of the moon
>to the other faster than the speed of light. But nothing travels faster than
>light. How is this possible?

At each successive moment that the laser moves, a different group of photons is
coming out of the laser. Each photon is going the speed of light, but from a
different angle. It isn't like there is this group of photons moving across the
moon faster than the speed of light. -David