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MIT game slows down the speed of light

.[ Nov.14, 2012]

Running around and shooting people wasn't exciting enough for the guys over at MIT gamelab. instead, they came up with a game that distills general relativity into an oddball adventure about a spirit who must slow the speed of light to reach the afterlife , respectively titled "A Slower Speed of Light".

This experimental game functions equally well as a kind of interactive learning aid. yours truly has takena time out from his busy video hunting endeavors in order to try it out. i guess i would call it an intriguing activity for around 10 minutes. alas, i suspect frequent games might require the assistance of certain sorts, erm, 'mind expanding aids'.

The core concept should be familiar if you paid attention in physics class: since time and space are relative, weird things happen wh

Added: Nov-14-2012 Occurred On: Nov-14-2012
By: tubezzz
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