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I am sure this little problem has been aired before.

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The postulate that 'c' is invariant from all frames of reference and the outcome of having a velocity of 'c' means contraction of space to zero.

This would indicate that from a photons perspective space has contracted to zero thus the photons 'speed" is zero or instantaneous, and yet from a relatively stationary perspective the photon has a speed of 'c'.

two frames of reference -

the photons - instantaneous - zero space.

the stationary observer - 'c' - 4 dimensional space.

Firstly if the above is correct I DO NOT not see this as a contradiction or paradox of special relativity. If anything I see it as a strength and further validates the invariance of 'c' postulate.

However, this pseudo paradox, seems to complicate things a little. yes?

So I ask is 300,000 kps in a vacuum a measurement for the instantaneous?

Could this figure 300,000 kps be a figure that could be extrapolated to a figure for time dillation experienced by the photon?

If we work out the lorenze trandformation inversely from a position of 'c' = zero space would we arrive at 4 dimensional space?

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# Can light be instantaneous and yet measured as 'c'?

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