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Re: Photons Have Mass?

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Posted by Nåte on September 30, 1998 23:28:52 UTC

: One thing I've always wondered, Nothing with mass can : go the speed of light...right? : Ok, so supposedly photons don't have mass, if they did : it would take an infinite amount of energy to make : them go the speed of light..right? : So, then if photons do not have mass, how is it that : gravity effects them? You know like, blackholes : have such strong gravity that not even light can : escape, stars bend light the goes around them and : so forth... : Someone please explain this to me... : Thanks in advance.

: Dave

Light is affected by the fabric of time/space. it "bends" or follows how gravity affects time.

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