Subject: How can a Photon possess momentum without having mass?
Date: Sat Apr 18 08:30:31 1998
Posted by P.Karthik
Grade level: undergrad
School: No school entered.
City: Madras State/Province: No state entered.
Area of science: Physics
By the De-Broglie relation (p=h/lambda) we can find the momentum of a
photon.But we also know that the photon is massless(or every light
source would lose mass as photons are emitted).How is it possible for
a particle to have a momentum but not mass?
Re: How can a Photon possess momentum without having mass?
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