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Old 17th January 2016, 02:16 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by wogoga View Post
The problem of incredibly huge photon energies stems only from the hypothesis that photon-densities always get more and more diluted with time.
The problem really is an abysmal ignorance of geometry, wogoga:
The density of photons travelling away from a point source decreases because there is more volume for them. It is not a hypothesis. It is simple geometry - the surface that they travel through increases in area with time .

A delusion about photons magically grouping together does not change this basic geometry.
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