What is light?

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What is light?

Postby Jimbo » 18 Jul 2018, 16:36

Took a break and went out on the balcony for some air and to look at the night scene around my apartment. Bored in seconds without my computer to play with I took out from my pocket my key holder which has a tiny LED flashlight and I was waving the thing around seeing how far the light would go or how brightly it might light up the stairway and then I wondered something. If the bricks of my building are made with cement, which is made from sand, stone and lime (?) what is light made of?
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Re: What is light?

Postby harvey k-tel » 18 Jul 2018, 16:41

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Re: What is light?

Postby Diamond Dog » 18 Jul 2018, 20:21

http://www.bbc.co.uk/earth/story/201507 ... ht-made-of

From which : light is a form of radiation

Hope this helps.
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Re: What is light?

Postby Darkness_Fish » 18 Jul 2018, 20:59

It's just brightly coloured nothing.
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Re: What is light?

Postby John aka Josh » 18 Jul 2018, 21:01

It's a wavicle!


A particle that thinks it's a wave or a wave that behaves as a particle. No mass, but energy. Relative to light the universe is stationary.

It's a bit of a mind boggler.
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Re: What is light?

Postby LeBaron » 18 Jul 2018, 21:02

Darkness_Fish wrote:It's just brightly coloured nothing.


You WOULD say that, Dr. Darkness!
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Re: What is light?

Postby harvey k-tel » 18 Jul 2018, 21:49

I'm sure if we all put our heads together we can figure it out.
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Re: What is light?

Postby John aka Josh » 18 Jul 2018, 22:08

Pansy Puff wrote:Too right!

It's a photon. I am flabbergasted by wave-particle duality



The whole of the quantum world is just staggering. Things make no sense, they just are.

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Re: What is light?

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 19 Jul 2018, 09:43

We're all light.


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Re: What is light?

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Jul 2018, 09:49

We are stardust.
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Re: What is light?

Postby Jimbo » 19 Jul 2018, 10:45

John aka Josh wrote:Things make no sense, they just are.


Yeah, there was this YouTube science renegade (thinks Einstein is wrong) who said something similar and then said the idea of light speed is bullshit, that the eight minutes we learned it takes to actually see the sun is not true. Light doesn't travel. It's just there.
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Re: What is light?

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Jul 2018, 10:50

It's in the emails!
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Re: What is light?

Postby Rayge » 19 Jul 2018, 11:54

Jimbo wrote:
John aka Josh wrote:Things make no sense, they just are.


Yeah, there was this YouTube science renegade.

Would you link or embed that, please, Jimbo? Ta
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Re: What is light?

Postby Goat Boy » 19 Jul 2018, 11:57

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Re: What is light?

Postby Jimbo » 19 Jul 2018, 12:19

Rayge wrote:
Jimbo wrote:
John aka Josh wrote:Things make no sense, they just are.


Yeah, there was this YouTube science renegade.

Would you link or embed that, please, Jimbo? Ta


This is the guy, I think. His site is low rent but he's got grit. He's more into magnetism and gravity than light but this light video is pretty interesting.

First Time Ever Seen: Secret of Light: 140 Year old mystery solved! Crookes Radiometer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCrnDGOl2xA&t=5s

And this one.

What is LIGHT REALLY? Tesla on Light, Bringing logic & wisdom to the Nature of Light

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcoYRofMtyk&t=860s
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Re: What is light?

Postby Rayge » 19 Jul 2018, 12:45

Jimbo wrote:This is the guy, I think. His site is low rent but he's got grit. He's more into magnetism and gravity than light but this light video is pretty interesting.

First Time Ever Seen: Secret of Light: 140 Year old mystery solved! Crookes Radiometer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCrnDGOl2xA&t=5s

And this one.

What is LIGHT REALLY? Tesla on Light, Bringing logic & wisdom to the Nature of Light

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcoYRofMtyk&t=860s

Cheers Jimbo, I'll check them out later
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Re: What is light?

Postby Belle Lettre » 19 Jul 2018, 13:28

Diamond Dog wrote:We are stardust.

No, we are glass
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Re: What is light?

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Jul 2018, 13:30

I'm fucking golden!
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Re: What is light?

Postby harvey k-tel » 19 Jul 2018, 14:01

Belle Lettre wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:We are stardust.

No, we are glass


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