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Re: Time, Photons And Interactions.

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Posted by R on July 14, 1999 03:29:08 UTC

A photon cannot have a frame of refernce since light must always travel at c with respect to every FoR. But if it were possible for light to have a FoR then spacetime would shrink to zero in it's line of motion. A photon has both energy (E = hv) and momentum but no mass even if you give credence to relativistic mass. A photon is prohibited from ever being at rest because it can only exist at c. EM Attraction is caused by the wavelike nature of virtual photons - the momentum vector can point in any direction since the vp fills all of space

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