[ExI] Is this FTL Communication?

Christopher Luebcke cluebcke at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 22 02:39:37 UTC 2010

The latter. It'll actually transmit much slower than light.

From: Will Steinberg <steinberg.will at gmail.com>
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Sent: Sun, February 21, 2010 6:19:16 PM
Subject: [ExI] Is this FTL Communication?

Imagine we build a very, very long, very, very solid rod.  One end of the rod is located very, very far away.  Will pushing one one end of the rod effect an immediate response on the other?  Or is this just a longitudinal wave of nuclear forces propagating at <c?   
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