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Subject: Does light travel farther than we see?

Date: Sun Sep 16 16:13:07 2001
Posted by Collen
Grade level: nonaligned School: none
City: N Scarle State/Province: Lincoln Country: U K
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1000671187.Ph

I was reading thr following archive question:
Subject: Re:Understanding some (to my mind) problems in special relativity
Dat Sat Nov 25 07:04:03 2000
Popsted by dan Mayer
and I wondered if you could explain one aspect of the diagram which worries me?
If the mirror was only the size of a photon and the distance L was say 100,000 
miles wouldn't the photons miss the mirror?

Re: Does light travel farther than we see?

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