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Speed

1. In mortgage-backed securities, the estimated rate at which homeowners will pay off the underlying mortgages of an MBS. The equivalent of the coupon on a mortgage-backed security is a percentage of the interest and principal paid on the mortgages backing the security. A risk associated with mortgage-backed securities is that too many homeowners will pay off their mortgages with too much speed, depriving the holder of the MBS from future interest payments.
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If the speed of light and gravity did once vary, it would have left distinctive signatures on the cosmic microwave background - the residual radiation from the Big Bang.
Thus electrons flow slowly in the conducting wires but the electron current in the wires is nevertheless flowing along the conductors at the speed of light.
But for now, the speed of light remains absolute - as Einstein concluded a century ago.
1999), enables direct measurement of the speed of light in the university/school physics laboratory.
Celtic Roads Group (CRG) is in charge of maintaining the Speed Of Light in partnership with the local county councils.
A varying speed of light contradicts Einstein's theory of relativity, and would undermine much of traditional physics.
Writing in Sustainability at the Speed of Light, Rejeski says that ICT will enable complex data systems of a scope previously impossible.
The limitation imposed by the speed of light (plus the additional delays introduced by switching equipment) causes latency.
Roemer and Bradley had both determined the speed of light by astronomical methods (see 1675 and 1728).
Satellites and fiber optics communicate information in all forms worldwide at the speed of light, an absolute physical limit.
Such waves would travel at the speed of light except that they are slowed down slightly by the effects of the insulating material surrounding the wire.
Cahill gives us a briefing on his view that interferometer measurements and one-way RF coaxial cable propagation-time measurements amount to a detection of the anisotropy in the speed of light.