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Tired Light And Redshift

  1. May 19, 2004 #1
    If photons get redshifted on their way to the Earth by transferring
    energy to the dark energy of the cosmos their momenta would not be
    changed and cause blurring of objects because dark energy may not have momentum itself and so classical behaviour that would cause blurring would not necessarily occur.
    Redshifted photons would still exhibit time dilation over large
    Any thoughts on this?
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  3. May 20, 2004 #2


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    To procede in funny :smile: :biggrin: tone:Than the dark energy of the cosmos is nothing else than the gravitational energy of the same. :tongue2:
  4. May 21, 2004 #3


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    photons can only be emitted and absorbed in their entirety [re: plancks quanta theory]. the doppler effect is the simplest and most obvious explanation for red [or blue] shift.
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