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Re: Proton, Not the Electron

  1. Oct 29, 2003 #1
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  3. Nov 6, 2003 #2
    The case for photons as the conductors of electrical energy is as follows :- The drift velocity of electrons in a conductor with a 100V and 1 amp is .4mm which is approx 300 billion times less than c. The distance between electrons in a conductor is like having a circle with a 6km radius , the flow of electrons is like a billiard ball placed at the centre ,trying to hit a billiard ball placed on the perimeter of this circle. Is it possible ?
  4. Nov 6, 2003 #3


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    That would be a case AGAINST electrons, not FOR photons (if it were an accurate description of what is going on, which it is not). A theory must be able to stand on its own.

    In any case, ProdQuanta, all I read was this:
    Sounds like an aether theory to me.
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2003
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