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"In classical electromagnetic theory, light turns out to have energy E and momentum p, and these happen to be related by E = pc. Quantum mechanics introduces the idea that light can be viewed as a collection of "particles": photons. Even though these photons cannot be brought to rest, and so the idea of rest mass doesn't really apply to them, we can certainly bring these "particles" of light into the fold of equation (1) by just considering them to have no rest mass. That way, equation (1) gives the correct expression for light, E = pc, and no harm has been done. Equation (1) is now able to be applied to particles of matter and "particles" of light. It can now be used as a fully general equation, and that makes it very useful."http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/ParticleAndNuclear/photon_mass.html [Links inactive - To make links active and clickable, login or click here to register]Since energy is equivalent to mass, what is the correlation between zero point energy and its relativistic mass ?

Since energy is equivalent to mass, what is the correlation between zero point energy and its relativistic mass ?

If photonic molecules exists, could we extract zero point energy from quantum fluctuation in space?

If photonic molecules exists, could we extract zero point energy from quantum fluctuation in space? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_fluctuation [Links inactive - To make links active and clickable, login or click here to register]