Why did it take so long for the true nature of light to be discovered?
- goringLv 65 months ago
we discovered that after we where born;.we can see with it
However as per the biblical record of creation light particle was the first mass structured creation
- Tom SLv 75 months ago
It has? Please cite your info on this.
- Andrew SmithLv 75 months ago
If we EVER get to know the true nature of light then I would be in a better position to answer your question.
I don't believe it will happen in my lifetime nor in that of my children either.
Scientists work on MODELS. Religious people ( and fools ) work on absolute belief.
Only a fool thinks that our model is a perfect representation of reality.
- CarolOklaNolaLv 75 months ago
FALSE assumption and premise. We still DO NOT fully understand light. That photons have no rest mass is an ASSUMPTION made to make the math "work." You CANNOT stop photons long enough to measure their rest mass without destroying the photons. We may NEVER figure it out completely before we destroy ourselves because of willful Ignorance or go extinct.
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- Anonymous5 months ago
When will they discover the true "true nature of light"?
- LudwigLv 65 months ago
Because of the difficulty of reconciling the twin concepts that make up 'wave particle duality' and the relationship between electric and magnetic fields.
- bluLv 75 months ago
I'm amazed by how fast they discovered so much.
- NONAMELv 75 months ago
nature of light? what is that exactly?
- megalomaniacLv 75 months ago
It's counter-intuitive to think that it acts like a wave at times and acts like particles at other times. In fact I'm not sure I understand the true nature of light right now. Mind you I take comfort in the fact that a very smart person, Richard Feynman, has been quoted as saying: "If you think you understand quantum mechanics, you don't understand quantum mechanics."