Do you think there may be a place in the galaxy that would reflect old light from mars or earth so we can see into the past?
- CarolOklaNolaLv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
The light does not have to reflected. You just need a telescope that is large enough and has the resolution to see Earth. The speed of light in a vacuum or near vacuum is finite. The speed of light is NOT constant in different mediums. Reflecting the light is not required.Source(s): Star Trek the Original Series, "The Squire of Gothos" episode and mineralogy college course. B.S and M.S. in geology
- Jeffrey KLv 66 months ago
Even if there was a giant mirror, we couldn't see anything but the sun. That would be like trying to see details of a exoplanet a hundred thousand light years away.
- 6 months ago
light takes time to travel to the eye, so anything you see is seeing into the past
- 6 months ago
Even if there was... we don't have a telescope with the kind of resolution you'd need to see events - or even the whole planet Earth...
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- MysteryGuyLv 56 months ago
tbh all you need is really fast speed to over take the time lapse of the earth.
- hoarsemanLv 76 months ago
A place in interstellar space where light is trapped into an endless loop awaiting to be "tapped into " ,like a DVD ?
There's a Science Fiction story in that ,methinks
- Anonymous6 months ago
Everything you look at is old light in the sky