# Relativistic effect of light photons

I recently studied Relativistic effect and I have few doubts. Please clarify

Dual nature of light

Light has dual nature. So let us now assume that light is a particle and consists of light photons. Now, since light photons are travelling at the speed of light due to DIMENSIONAL CONTRACTION it would be shrank it the size of a POINT with ground frame. Meaning it should have originally been INFINITELY LARGE in size now if it is infinitely large than wouldn't the DRAG FORCE on it be very large. Therefore to overcome drag force shouldn't the photon travel at speeds greater than SPEED OF LIGHT.

AND IS THAT EVEN POSSIBLE ?

DIMENSIONAL CONTRACTION

Note by Omek K
2 days, 6 hours ago

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my first thought: WHAT THE HECK?! WHAT ARE YOU EVEN SAYING?!
On second thoughts, it's better to talk abot my own opinion about photons:
FACT: photons have no mass. photons are imagined to have no volume, like other basic particles.

from what you're saying, I guess you mean a photon has more than 3 dimensions so it is shrunk to a dot by 'dimensional contraction'. But do photons have more than 3 space dimensions?
second problem:you say how larger size results in larger drag force. it you mean infinitely DENSE or HEAVY, nope! photons have no mass! and if you mean BIGGER, let me assure you: as long as this universe only has 3 dimensions, photon will always remain infinitely small!

one thing I did notice: if photons do have over 3 dimensions and is put in a world of higher dimensions,it may travel faster than light in 3 dimensions.
BUT IN OUR UNIVERSE, I ASSURE YOU, NOT A SINGLE THING GOES FASTER THAN LIGHT, NOT EVEN LIGHT ITSELF!

- 1 day, 19 hours ago

I do know that photon doesn't have mass. But consider a pulley system with ideal string. Even though it has no mass, force like TENSION can act on it similarly I am thinking in this case but I don't whether it is applicable ?

- 1 day, 18 hours ago

and if dimensional contraction means a twist or wave in spacetime, light travels through it in a bended path.

- 1 day, 19 hours ago

Dimensional contraction means like if objects are travelling with high velocities then in a stationary frame the object would have shrunk in size wrt stationary observer.

- 1 day, 18 hours ago

Oh I see :) well if you shrink something with no volume you get no volume don’t you?

- 1 day, 8 hours ago

And if you undo it, you get the same, right?

- 1 day, 8 hours ago

I guess you are right, well anyway thank you

- 1 day ago

You’re welcome :)

- 1 day ago

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- 1 day ago

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- 1 day ago

Lol, just kidding , don't take it seriously :)

- 1 day ago

Too bad I saw this after typing :D

- 1 day ago

Never mind anyway XD .

- 1 day ago