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Old 1st October 2008, 05:44 AM   #67
Tubbythin
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Originally Posted by ozziemate View Post
agreed, and in total...not a problem.

as I said I am not tryng to claim a valid alternative exists however the issue is in the ambiguity and whether researching "light as a mass event without photon" would be beneficial. I get the strong impression that if a satifactory alternative was found it would open up all sorts of possible beneficial outcomes, with out having to dump what we already have.

So would the issue of ambiguity be worth researching.?...maybe I should have put that question in the OP
I won't be wasting my time on it that's for sure. The existence of the photon is needed to explain the most precisely tested theory in physics. If it does not exist then the effect of the difference between it existing and the alternative must be as tiny as the error in the testing of the theory. Hence, we're not going to get anything useful out of it.

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