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Photon momentum

  1. Aug 13, 2006 #1
    If a photon is theoretically zero mass, how can it have any momentum at all?

    I may just be missing some knowledge.
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  4. Aug 14, 2006 #3

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  5. Aug 14, 2006 #4
    Thanks a lot guys, I understand it now. Seems it was just a lack of knowledge on my part.
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