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Light And Blackholes

  1. Mar 16, 2010 #1
    Hello, I have a question, since light has no mass how can it be sucked by a black hole, doesn't anything with no mass have zero weight (W=mg), or are photons somehow attracted to black holes?
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  3. Mar 16, 2010 #2


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    Please read Msg. #8 in the FAQ thread in the General Physics forum.

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