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Re: Question about inflation theory

Subject: Re: Question about inflation theory
From: "George"
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 16:26:11 GMT
Newsgroups: sci.astro
"N:dlzc D:aol T:com (dlzc)" <N: dlzc1 D:cox T:net@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in 
message news:osmTf.450$Vy.360@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Dear George:
>
> "George" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
> news:EFlTf.833910$x96.759077@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>> "N:dlzc D:aol T:com (dlzc)" <N: dlzc1 D:cox T:net@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in 
>> message news:SueTf.427$Vy.51@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ...
>>>> Well, I'm confused.  According to Einstein nothing
>>>> can travel faster than the speed of light.
>>>
>>> Right.  You can't apply enough energy to an object
>>> to get anywhere near c.
>>
>> What about a photon? Doesn't it move at the speed
>> of light?
>
> It has no mass, and consequently, the only speed it *can* travel is c.
>
> David A. Smith

I understand that it has no mass, but it is a quantifiable "object", is it 
not?

George 



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