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High Energy Photon/Curved Space Limit?

  1. Jan 2, 2009 #1
    High Energy Photon/Curved Space Limit??

    Energy curves space.

    The smaller the wavelength of a photon, the higher its energy.

    With regards to a high energy photon,

    Could there be an energy threshold for a photon at which its high energy could curve space to such an extent that the photon could be put orbiting the very space that its own high energy curved?
     
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  3. Jan 2, 2009 #2

    ZapperZ

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    Re: High Energy Photon/Curved Space Limit??

    Don't you think that, before we go to that extreme, that we must first show the "proof of principle" experiment that the energy from a photon can actually cause space to curve? Don't you want to crawl first before you actually run the sprints in the Olympics?

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  4. Jan 2, 2009 #3
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    Na, it is too much fun coming up with such ideas!!
     
  5. Jan 2, 2009 #4

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    Re: High Energy Photon/Curved Space Limit??

    Not if it is unsupported and full of holes. Then it can only be done in the IR forum, not on here.

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  6. Jan 2, 2009 #5

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    Re: High Energy Photon/Curved Space Limit??

    physics should not be fun, it should be consistent and supportable. Otherwise you are just making a fairytale story (science fiction).
     
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