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Riding on a photon

  1. Nov 20, 2009 #1
    I do aware that it is impossible to be in a frame with C velocity.
    But suppose I could ride a photon (suppose). Outside observers will say that my clock ( on the photon frame) will stop.
    From my point of view (riding on the photon), all the universe will be eternity ( time will not run).

    Is that correct?

    hamilton
     
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  3. Nov 20, 2009 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Once again, if you postulate a situation that is impossible under a particular physics theory, it makes no sense to ask "what would that theory say about this situation?"
     
  4. Nov 20, 2009 #3

    JesseM

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    See this thread...I think the closest you can get to meaningfully answering this sort of question is to talk about how certain things look in the limit as v approaches c:
     
  5. Nov 20, 2009 #4

    Dale

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    As long as you know that you are doing science fiction (and not science) then go ahead and suppose whatever you want.
     
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