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Photon Mass

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Posted by J Raymond Redbourne on October 2, 2002 17:19:40 UTC

Your photons are supposed to have zero rest mass. What do they do; keep bouncing around to maintain "momentum" (as "p" that doesn't require "m" for kinetic energy like everything else does)? If so, what do they bounce off? Wouldn't the sum of all the photons' momentum-masses add to zero, since they're going in all directions? Why don't photons collide, and nullify each other? If photons particles "impact then disappear", then what were they made of in the first place; pure velocity?

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