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LIGHT WEIGHS

By A. Puccini

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Abstract:
According to Einstein's Principle of Equivalence Mass- Energy (E = mc2) the mass of a single photon (P) corresponds to 10-48 g/s and moving the P weighs 10-27 g/s, that is more than an electron. A light beam weighs 10-12 g/s, that is 1000 billiard times more than a proton.

Citation:
A. Puccini, "Light Weighs," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 8, 161-177, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERB08050706

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