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Re: Theos-World Re: No-Thing

Nov 14, 2000 09:18 AM
by Pedro

Well, I'm really an outsider (in physics and Theosophy) but I think they
said that photons had no restless mass, I mean, photons couldn't be with
null velocity with respect to any referencial (sorry for my english..)-
just ever the speed of light. That means, at this velocity it has a
Peace and Light,

Eugene Carpenter wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sherab Dorje" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 10:03 AM
> Subject: Theos-World Re: No-Thing
> > Gene,
> >
> > Thanks for all of your contributions through which mind is so
> > stimulated. Here is my question back to you.
> >
> > > A particle of light has no mass whatsoever. There is no time for
> > it.
> > >
> >
> > But apparently it does, as the astronomers have measured and recorded
> > the bending of star light as photons pass the vicinity of large
> > massive objects such as a star. And also we must ask how could light,
> > if there is no mass, being drawn inescapably into a black hole?
> Sherab,
> My understanding is that the photon has no mass and that it is the spacetime
> that the photon "travels within" that is curved by the mass of a star.
> Perhaps light can't get out of a black hole as the escape velocity would
> have to be greater than the speed of light and that can't happen. Good
> questions. I'm not the one who can answer with any firmness but this is my
> understanding so far.
> Thankyou very much,
> Gene
> >

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