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Re: Light

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Posted by mathman/">mathman on January 18, 2000 05:21:02 UTC

: I was just wondering if light had to speed up to light speed or if it was automatically going light speed at the moment it was created, like, if it comes out of a flash light and speeds up to light speed or if it is automaticaly going light speed

I am not sure whether I should take you seriously, but light (photons) goes at light speed from start to finish. In a flashlight the filament electrons are heated up (fast moving) and emit photons as they cool down (slow down).

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