# Bending light

1. Oct 12, 2013

### BobiG

Can light be bend in such a way that it is essentially trapped in an orbit?

2. Oct 12, 2013

### DennisN

Well, in the photon spheres of massive objects - e.g. black holes and neutron stars - photons (light) can at least be temporarily trapped. But these orbits are not stable, if I remember correctly.