I say any massless particle that has a charge supporting a Coulomb force
must travel at the speed of light or faster because the Coulomb force
travels at the speed of light and a charged massless particle will be
repelled by its own Coulomb force.

-----Original Message-----
From: Russell Standish [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 3:04 PM
To: John Ross
Cc: 'Stephen Paul King'; everything-list@eskimo.com
Subject: Re: Neutrino shield idea

On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 09:11:04AM -0700, John Ross wrote:
> * Only photons travel at the speed of light.  (Except my tronnies that

> usually go faster than the speed of light.)

Who says? Any massless particle will travel at the speed of light.

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