Posts Tagged ‘A Slower Speed Of Light’

MIT Slows Speed Of Light (And In The Game)

Don't worry. It doesn't always look like this.

One of the more disappointing revelations I’ve had to grapple with as I’ve grown up is that the speed of light doesn’t actually work like it does in Star Wars. Not only that, it’s actually kind of confusing. Fortunately, this crazy new indie developer calling itself “The Massachusetts Institute of Technology” has distilled general relativity into an oddball adventure about a spirit who must slow the speed of light to reach the afterlife called, er, A Slower Speed of Light. Seriously! It looks kind of completely wild, though. Hurl yourself past the break at speeds that defy human physical limits to watch a dev diary explaining the whole project. Or just click on some things. That also works.

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