The sun and E=MC2?

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Offline i_have_no_idea

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The sun and E=MC2?
« on: 12/10/2005 03:11:00 »
Hi, i was learning about E=MC2 and i learned that the sun shoots out light ,which is converted to mass when it extends through E=MC2, but if the sun keeps shooting out light then won't it get smaller?

Or am i just not making any sense what so ever and should shut up.
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Re: The sun and E=MC2?
« Reply #1 on: 12/10/2005 03:20:57 »
Hi Phil,

Welcome to the site.

I'ts not required to post the same topic in differeent sections as each new topic is displayed every time you visit the site, which ever location it's in.

I'll delete this one shortly, and I hope you get some good answers.

Cheers


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Re: The sun and E=MC2?
« Reply #2 on: 12/10/2005 03:39:36 »
Spoilsport you just don't want him catching up to your 3788 posts [:)]

Always the same,give someone a bit of power and it goes to their head[:D][:D]
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Re: The sun and E=MC2?
« Reply #3 on: 12/10/2005 04:35:00 »
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Originally posted by ukmicky

Spoilsport you just don't want him catching up to your 3788 posts [:)]

Give someone a bit of power, and it goes to their head[:D]
Michael                                      



Doesn't make any difference chum, if you delete a post, it does not decrease your score of posts.[:D]..so there !!..*sticks out tongue and blows a raspberry*...!!


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Re: The sun and E=MC2?
« Reply #4 on: 09/11/2005 16:31:19 »
In that equation, c squared is a very big number so a very small amount of sun's  mass is lossed with a very large amount of energy released.

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