Re: SCI: The light barrier

Michael Lorrey (
Sun, 07 Dec 1997 05:20:10 -0500

CurtAdams wrote:
> In a message dated 12/6/97 10:47:29 AM, wrote:
> >Really, its rather obvious that light, and other EM radiation, at energy
> >levels too low to at least maintain orbit would fall in, so, the event
> >horizon is actually relative to the observers particular visible
> >spectrum.
> Light follow geodesics in space-time that have no relation to its energy/
> frequency/whatever. The circular light orbit around a black hole is the
> same regardless of what kind of light it orbiting.
> Inside the "light orbit" orbiting around the hole makes you fall in
> *faster*. This is one of the peculiar aspects of near-hole space.

What sort of references do you recommend on this area? I haven't heard
anything like this before.

			Michael Lorrey
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