What If the Speed of Light and Sound Were Switched?

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Shared July 3, 2019

Nothing can travel faster than light. But what if we switched the rules a little? Imagine a world where the speed of light was slower. Way slower. About the speed that sound travels at. In turn, the sound in that hypothetical world would be accelerated until it reached the speed of light.

How would the sound and the light look?

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