My Math Forum  

Go Back   My Math Forum > Science Forums > Physics

Physics Physics Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
October 13th, 2016, 04:25 PM   #1
Senior Member
Joined: May 2015
From: Arlington, VA

Posts: 472
Thanks: 29

Math Focus: Number theory
N relative photons: N-1 dimensional velocity space

In spacetime, photons move relative to each other at light speed. A simple model of N elementary bosons (e.g., photons) of equal relative velocities is that of a N-1 dimensional velocity space regular polytope. Spacetime relative to such a regular polytope might define a horizon moving at velocity c.

Last edited by Loren; October 13th, 2016 at 04:59 PM.
Loren is offline  
October 13th, 2016, 05:08 PM   #2
Global Moderator
Joined: May 2007

Posts: 6,850
Thanks: 742

Is there a question?
mathman is offline  
October 14th, 2016, 02:22 AM   #3
Senior Member
Joined: Apr 2014
From: Glasgow

Posts: 2,165
Thanks: 737

Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions
Special relativity can probably answer any problems you might have with photons and relative speeds.
Benit13 is offline  
October 15th, 2016, 02:54 PM   #4
Senior Member
Joined: May 2015
From: Arlington, VA

Posts: 472
Thanks: 29

Math Focus: Number theory
I tried to state how the constant light speed of relativity among N photons might be represented innovatively by a regular polytope in at least N-1 dimensional space.

A regular polytope exhibits equal distances among its vertices (here equal relative velocities in a higher-dimensional velocity space): point, line segment, triangle, tetrahedron, hypertetrahedron, etc., for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5... photons.

N equidistant photons require a N-1 dimensional polytope. As the number of photons approaches infinity, the regular polytope approaches a N-dimensional sphere (horizon).

Last edited by Loren; October 15th, 2016 at 02:57 PM.
Loren is offline  

  My Math Forum > Science Forums > Physics

dimensional, photons, relative, space, velocity

Search tags for this page
Click on a term to search for related topics.
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
calculating relative position in 3d space S33K3R Algebra 16 June 9th, 2019 07:49 PM
Symmetries in n-dimensional space, how to prove that... maddieline Algebra 0 September 4th, 2013 12:16 PM
Equation of a cylinder in 3 dimensional space. Algebra 2 December 26th, 2012 03:42 AM
Vectors in three dimensional space OriaG Calculus 2 September 4th, 2012 01:23 PM
A infinite dimensional linear space elim Abstract Algebra 4 April 29th, 2010 11:52 AM

Copyright © 2019 My Math Forum. All rights reserved.