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Why do photons slow in a strong gravitational field?
   A photon is a bipolar self-propelled electric motor. It has an equal amount of plus and minus charges. It is electrically balanced but has a rotating magnetic field. In our area of space upon the Earth the gravitational field is low and the light speed is C. In pure free space the light speed will be slightly higher. When we have very strong gravitational fields, the light speed will be lower. In a black hole the light speed can reach zero. Why do photons slow?
   Let us look at an area of space where there is a strong variation in the gravitational field.  Two sister photons are emitted and one travels in a low density gravitational field and the sister travels in a high density gravitational field. We have an observer traveling at the speed of light and looking at both photons.
  The observer looks at the null point of the photons and observes that the first photon arrives at a distance first. The second photon in the high density gravitational field arrives later. He comes to the conclusion that the first wave jumped a certain distance and quickly moved on in its travels. He concludes that the second photon jumped a certain distance but stopped for a greater period of time. Thus the strong gravitational field caused a greater time delay. That is one way of looking at it.
   Yet that may not be the best way. The first photon merrily screws itself through space. It is self- propelled but it still must encounter all the dot-waves within the gravitational field. This causes a distributed time delay. Thus instead of a delay in the jump, we get a continuous delay in the photon's waveshape. In effect the internal clock within the photon has slowed.
   If we just look at the waveshape from the independent observer, we find that the wavelength is shorter and the light speed is slower. Normally a shorter wavelength means a higher energy level but a lower light speed means a lower energy level. Thus the photons energy never changed.
  The slow photon will enter a period of space where the gravitational field is low and linear. The observer will then see that the photon is traveling the same speed as its sister. It will have the same energy as its sister. However it will have lost time and will not be able to catch up to its sister.
   The observer will feel sorry for the slow photon but unless they encounter another section of space with opposite gravitational conditions the two sisters will never meet again.
 


 

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