Mass


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KarlaArevalo2F
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Mass

Postby KarlaArevalo2F » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:20 pm

How can light gain a mass when in motion, but has no mass when stationary?

Sara Flynn 2C
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Re: Mass

Postby Sara Flynn 2C » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:26 pm

light cannot exist in a stationary state and so there is no mass because it is not a possible situation

LaurenJuul_1B
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Re: Mass

Postby LaurenJuul_1B » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:09 pm

light cannot physically exist in a stationary state, so there cannot be a mass for it stationary

Manas Jinka
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Re: Mass

Postby Manas Jinka » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:01 am

Light is not a stationary particle. Therefore, we do not assign a value to its mass.

Zubair Ahmed 1L
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Re: Mass

Postby Zubair Ahmed 1L » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:09 pm

Light cannot gain mass when it is stagnant because the particles are always in constant motion.


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