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Nothing moves travels faster than light, in a sense. Consider, for instance, the following answer available in the MadSci archives; http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/sep99/936726171.As.r.html At the forementioned site, mention is made that for some short period of time immediately following the big bang, the universe may have expanded at a rate faster than the speed of light. In this next site, also from the MadSci archives, shadows that appear to move faster than light are discussed; http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/feb2000/950834634.Ph.r.html Yet another answer in the MadSci archives discusses 'warp speed'; http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/mar97/853297551.Ph.r.html Finally, with regard to the part of your question concerned with photons of light being dependent upon other particles moving faster than the speed of light, I recommend the following answer from the MadSci archives which addresses the same issue in terms relativity. http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/aug98/903833048.Ot.r.html I hope these references help. If not please MadSci another question. Thanks for your question. sid
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