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Single photon
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Mar 4, 2013 8:25 PM




Re: Single photon
Posted:
Feb 27, 2013 12:26 PM


On Feb 27, 12:05 pm, Sam Wormley <sworml...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 2/26/13 9:40 PM, Tom Potter wrote: > > > The equation that Sammy references has several flaws.
It also reveals what its authors knew  limited or otherwise.
> > 1. It implies that a photon is energy squared. > > It is sad that pitiful Potter doesn't understand the physical > significance of the equation: > > E^2 = (mc^2)^2 + (pc)^2 > > Perhaps a one minute physics video will help Potter sort > things out. > > >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnMIhxWRGNw
Trying to post a comment there only results in errors. Fix it.
> Perhaps Potter recalls that a photon's Momentum is > p = h?/c = h/? > > and Photon Energy > E = h? > > Yet in the first equation, Potter is pointing out > that if mass is zero, then > > p = c/E > > Let Potter cogitate on what he sees as a discrepancy.
I watched your one minute of physics, now you read my one page of what Einstein should have written: http://mahipal7638.wordpress.com/meforce/ fwiw seeing is not reading. Also, technically there's no nonmoving object in the Universe. Holding a box does not mean it's speed is zero==0.
 Mahipal



