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If Photons Have Zero Mass, How Can Black Holes Pull Them

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If Photons Have Zero Mass, How Can Black Holes Pull Them

Apr 03, 2013 · «If photon has rest mass = 0 , then why does black hole pull it in?» – Karan Karnik «When black holes absorb matter, the matter’s velocity accelerates into the black hole because of …

If photons have no mass, why does a black hole trap them

Black holes have so much mass and zero dimension (aka a singularity) that a small region of spacetime around the singularity has so much curvature that it can trap even massless photons. PS: This page has a nice (faked) representation of what the gravitational lensing might look light around the edge of a …

If photons are massless, how does a black hole’s

Photons have no mass, but they can be pulled by the gravitational force generated by a Black Hole. The explanation is a little bit complex and it depends on your understanding of physics, and to …

Photons and black holes | Physics Forums

Apr 14, 2005 · Although they have no rest mass, photons have energy so behave as if they have mass. All things (photons, neutrinos, whatever) are affected by gravity, whether or not the source of the gravity is a black hole or any object with mass.

Photons, mass, and black holes | Physics Forums

Feb 09, 2018 · I think OP thought that «photons don’t have mass then how can they be affected by gravity since we can’t put it in the gravitational force equation And the answer is that it’s purely GR, space-time curvature effect, which I tried to explain in my pre-posts.

If photons have zero mass, why does gravity affects them

Apr 10, 2013 · People say,»Nothing can escape black holes, not even light» Then how did light ended up in a black hole? Correct me if I’m wrong.

If photons have zero mass, why do they feel the effects of

The gravitational force is related to mass isn’t it? Is there another force in the black hole or does light has mass? This is a great question! You are right that according to Newton’s gravity, the force of gravity on particle that has 0 mass would be zero, and so gravity should not affect light.

If Light Has No Mass, Why is It Affected by Black Holes

We have heard adages like nothing can escape the gravitational pull of a black hole, and we often think of black holes as cosmic vacuum cleaners that can suck up entire galaxies and anything else that has mass.

Why are photons sucked into black holes if they are

Mar 18, 2009 · However, if the photon’s path crosses the event horizon, it can never escape. If something with mass, however, passes near a black hole, it will be pulled inwards, and will spiral inwards (perhaps after orbiting it a whole bunch of times). But the behavior is a little different for mass vs. photons; mass is «pulled in», but photons have to

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mass – How is light affected by gravity? – Physics Stack

Light is clearly affected by gravity, just think about a black hole, but light supposedly has no mass and gravity only affects objects with mass. On the other hand, if light does have mass then doesn’t mass become infinitely larger the closer to the speed of light an object travels.