New Results in Quantum Tunneling vs. The Speed of Light

From PBS Space Time.

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Paradoxically, the most promising prospects for moving matter around faster than light may be to put a metaphorical brick wall in its way. New efforts in quantum tunneling – both theory and experiment – show that superluminal motion may be possible, while still managing to avoid the paradox of superluminal signaling.Paradoxically, the most promising prospects for moving matter around faster than light may be to put a metaphorical brick wall in its way. New efforts in quantum tunneling – both theory and experiment – show that superluminal motion may be possible, while still managing to avoid the paradox of superluminal signaling.

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Relativistic Tunneling Paper
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1367-2630/abb515/pdf

Nature Paper
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2490-7?proof=t

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