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Gravitational mass of the photons


Moscow State Aviation Institute (National Research University), Volokolamskoe shosse 4, Moscow, 125872, Russian Federation

It is shown that the gravitational and inertial masses of a photon or indeed of any body are equal. Motion past and free fall onto a center of gravitational attraction are considered.

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Keywords: equivalence principle, mass
PACS: 04.20.−q
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0185.201511g.1225
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2015/11/f/
Citation: Khrapko R I "Gravitational mass of the photons" Phys. Usp. 58 1115–1117 (2015)
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Received: 21st, December 2014, revised: 14th, September 2015, 22nd, September 2015

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