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Old mans inquisitive crap?

  1. Dec 9, 2009 #1
    Simple Q for you all...

    Has it yet been determined if light from a far source proceeds to us in a single line, or in a conelike receiving?

    I am working on a Schwarzschild equation but since I am an uneducated dummy, I am confused as to why we haven't yet determined the cone or no cone probability?
    Thanks!
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2009 #2
    Nother for ya.

    We KNOW that Mass is also relatively stable and universally equally accepted equally by other universes by how we measure it from earth... right?

    Sorry, but I want my equations to be as perfect as possible... thanks. :-)
     
  4. Dec 9, 2009 #3
    Light appears to proceed to us in geodesic through a curved space. I don't know what you are talking about when you say Schwarzschild equation or cone probability...

    I don't know what you mean by 'mass' being equally accepted by other universes... We only know about our universe.
     
  5. Dec 9, 2009 #4
    Thanks... I think? :-)

    So, if I assume an essential cone dispersial of distant light/energy and what we know of mass as being good everywhere, then thank you for the help.

    See you earlier.... JK. :-)
     
  6. Dec 9, 2009 #5
    The space-time emission cross-section is a cone, but the bit that reaches us (as previously stated) travels on a geodesic from the source (as part of the content of the cone).
     
  7. Dec 9, 2009 #6
    None of the wave/particle types resident in Minkowski space-time are appropriate for use as a carrier for long-range teleportation, due to lightspeed and gravitic influences.

    Neutrinos are nice for their minimum of interferences, but are still gravitationally perturbed.
     
  8. Dec 9, 2009 #7
    One Q on that last one though. If the restriction on the speed of light is due to the energy needed to propel mass, why would the energy needed to propel neutrinos come into play if neutrinos are essentially massless? or are they? Are they massier than photons? DOH?
     
  9. Dec 9, 2009 #8

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    It is not. It is based on the way Electromagnetic radiation interacts with free space.

    You need to be very careful where you go with this. As far as I can tell you are treading on the edges of our personal theory guidelines.
     
  10. Dec 9, 2009 #9
    Haha, I think? Although, I am such a newb that I don't know if you are kidding me or not?

    BTW, I am looking for a job.... doing whatever it takes to clean the floor, etc... and start from the bottom up.

    In the meantime, post a link to your theory guidelines so I can learn what dumb ideas I need to keep to myself. Thanks.
     
  11. Dec 9, 2009 #10
    "Rules" can be found by clinking the RULES link on the Forum menu bar ;-)
     
  12. Dec 14, 2009 #11
    Are you talking about a single photon or a group of them?
     
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