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A question about photons.

  1. Jan 4, 2012 #1
    Is it possible to accelerate particles like light in some type of particle accelerator?
    if it is possible why?
    if it's not why not?
     
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  3. Jan 4, 2012 #2

    Doc Al

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    Massless particles such as photons always travel at speed c.
     
  4. Jan 4, 2012 #3
    Ok you say that but what is the reason they travel at c namely the constant of light?
    Is there a reason?
    Or not?
     
  5. Jan 4, 2012 #4

    phinds

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