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How long do photons live not in a vacum?

  1. Apr 26, 2007 #1
    How long do photons live not in a vacum?
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2007 #2

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    It depends very much on the material of the "not vacuum", also on the energy of the photons.
     
  4. Apr 27, 2007 #3
    But if the photons are going the speed of light shouldnt they never die since they are going the speed of light which is time?
     
  5. Apr 27, 2007 #4
    Never mind i was able to find my answer.
     
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