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Light and time

  1. Sep 16, 2004 #1
    are time and light the same thing?
     
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  3. Sep 16, 2004 #2

    arildno

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    Why should they be?
     
  4. Sep 16, 2004 #3

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    Are yesterday and blue the same thing?
     
  5. Sep 16, 2004 #4

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    Although there is a very close connection between light and our understanding of time, the two cannot really be thought of as "the same thing". Or at least, no way i can think of. But the speed of light could be thought of as being the speed of time.

    BTW, Welcome to the Forums, lightzone!
     
  6. Sep 16, 2004 #5
    lol sorry, i was just having an arguement with someone about this, and they tried to convince me that light and time were the same. So i made this account
     
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  7. Sep 16, 2004 #6
    Its actually a very interesting topic of study. The two subjects whave soo much in common, that assuming they were the same wouldent be wrong, but it wouldent quite be right. Only time will tell.
     
  8. Sep 17, 2004 #7

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    Are we going to be enlightened? :smile:
     
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