Originally Posted by noguru
The maximum velocity of light is an assumption that is supported by all the evidence we have to date. If you want to start speculating about evidence which demostrates that this velocity can be exceeded, you'ld be best off to build a model expressing your speculation. Then run some experiments to see if your model is supported by observable evidence.
Is the assumption that nothing can exceed lightspeed based on the physical limitations to accelerating matter or is it required in order for the math to work?