Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"
Robert Roosen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 26 Apr 1995 19:55:57 GMT
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Bruce D. Scott (email@example.com) wrote:
: Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: : email@example.com (JAMES BENTHALL) writes:
: : >The current consensus is that photons do not have mass, but I've heard of
: : >ongoing research that asserts that photons may have a miniscule amount.
: That reference merely places a lower "upper bound" on the photon mass than
: previous experiments did. This is merely a reinforcement to the body of
: data suggesting that the photon mass is zero within experimental tolerance.
Zero and infinity are intellectual concepts. Neither has ever been observed.
"Explaining" anything using zero and infinity is a popular game--also a
most dangerous one, since the explainers often forget it is a game when
they get paid for playing.