IM> [ OFFTOPIC ]
IM> On Fri, 17 May 1996, Andrew E. Mileski wrote:
>> Gravity waves propagate faster (all points in space at once, if I
>> recall the physics correctly <shrug>).
IM> General Relativity Theory builds gravity from a mathematical model
IM> that has light-speed as the limit for information-flow.
Yup. Our simulations of gravity waves[1] use a number of techniques
to ensure this. Besides, they're so hard to detect that our sims (for
use in Project LIGO, a grav wave observatory) are for the case of two
black holes colliding. Now, try to build a machine around that![2]
[1] http://jean-luc.ncsa.uiuc.edu/
[2] Gives new meaning to the words "My machine crashed...."
-- Alan Shutko <ats@hubert.wustl.edu> - The Few, the Proud, the Remaining. Oxymoron: Plastic snow.