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Message Subject Former astronaut Ockels about Aliens and the illusion of time.
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Prof. dr. Wubbo J. Ockels is a Dutch physicist, and also the Netherlands' original astronaut. He is a Professor of Aerospace Sustainable Engineering and Technology at the University of Delft, and tries to stimulate a mentality change among Dutch citizens.

In his mind-bending TEDxAmsterdam talk, Ockels explains how ‘time’ is created by human beings, as a way our brains can make sense of gravity. The speed of light is constant, because it is made by us: it’s the clock by which we have calibrated our existence. Based on this premise, Ockels proposes a new way to explore life in our galaxy.
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It's not constant because we "made up the idea of time", what we percieve as constant is simply a variable based on our perception of time.

the speed at which light travel a certain distance would be the same, percieved by an alien race or us, perhaps meassured differently, but it would still be constant.

I think! I can't be absolutely certain :)
 
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