Suggesting a Very Simple Experiment Designed to Detect Tachyons

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ABSTRACT

Production of tachyons in, among other things, air showers would be in accordance with predictions of general relativity. Some such tachyons would travel with a precisely determined speed, almost equal to 5c/3 relative to the earth, and would be registered high above the region of creation of air showers, e.g. on board of a satellite. A very simple experiment designed to detect these tachyons is outlined here. Brief justification to search for tachyons is also given.

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J. K. Kowalczyński, "Suggesting a Very Simple Experiment Designed to Detect Tachyons," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 92-96. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2011.22015.

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