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Thread: Light = Dark Matter ???

  1. #1 Light = Dark Matter ??? 
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    Look at light as a particle. Does not a particle by nature need to have mass?
    Look at the unexplained mass dubbed Dark Matter. Is it's invisibity not like that of a light beam directed perpendicular to our Line of Sight?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tazmainian Guru View Post
    Look at light as a particle. Does not a particle by nature need to have mass?
    Look at the unexplained mass dubbed Dark Matter. Is it's invisibity not like that of a light beam directed perpendicular to our Line of Sight?
    Your making the mistake of assuming light is a particle and the word particle itself will lead you to believe it has mass, as far as science goes light has been found to 'behave' both like a particle and a wave but as of yet a full understanding of what exactly a photon of light is has yet to be discovered.


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    And it has NO mass. (Rest mass that is)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tazmainian Guru View Post
    Look at light as a particle. Does not a particle by nature need to have mass?
    Look at the unexplained mass dubbed Dark Matter. Is it's invisibity not like that of a light beam directed perpendicular to our Line of Sight?
    'Dark matter' is an hypothetical explanation for a gravitational effect we do not understand as yet, and nothing to do with light.
    And 'dark matter' is not mass, it is more to do with a gravitational field of which we have no concept of, as yet.
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    Thanks for the welcome nokton
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