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    Neurinos are massless paricles

    Neutrinos are definitly not massless, they have a rest mass. Particles with no rest mass, for example photons, DO have energy, which can be calculated by using the equation... E = h \nu Where E is the energy, h is plank's canstant and \nu is frequency of the light.
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    Refraction of Light

    hmmm....thats over my head. Is that supposed to answer my question?
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    Refraction of Light

    What happens to the incoming photon when it "stimulates" the electron? If it is not absorbed, then you will end up with 2 photons for every 1 that goes in. The only way this can happen is if those 2 have half the frequency of the first. We know this cant be true because when you shine a certain...
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    What happens to a bound electron when

    Wouldnt this mean that a very very small percentage of photons are reflected off of the suface of everyday things? Since the electron is the smallest part of the atom...the probability of it being hit by a photon is not very likely.
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    What happens to a bound electron when

    When light reflects off of matter, do the photons just bounce off, or are they absorbed by the electrons and then re-emitted?
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