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comment What if we could give photons some mass?
Thanks for this David, unfortunately a lot of the more in depth physics/maths goes over my head so your 'hand-wavy' explanation was pretty much exactly what I was looking for! I guess there is always the possibility of some even more fundamental theory appearing at some point in the future, as we only need to look a short while into the past before we get to the stage when what we know now would be thought of as unattainable. I wish I could see where science is in a couple of hundred years!
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comment Could a bubble of photons make a spaceship massless?
"but a dumbbell doesn't become light just because you pack it in toilet paper" lol, thank you! I think I understand now! Photons really do cause me problems getting my head around. But this has helped a lot.
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comment Could a bubble of photons make a spaceship massless?
Thanks for your answer. I'm not a physicist or in any way schooled in this sort of subject so this is more a product of my basic knowledge and imagination, so again, this may appear as nonsense... but gravity bends light (photons) as in the case with gravitational lensing, so would it be theoretically possible to hold the photons in a bubble through massive gravitational fields?
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revised How can super massive black holes have a lower density than water?
added link to the podcast I was talking about.
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