How Newton Was Wrong About White Light

It is my belief that Energy is radiated in spheres. To think instead of the emission of “waves” is misleading.

The sun is nearly a hundred million miles away, and yet its heat is still incredibly intense when it arrives on Earth. How does this work?

For starters, the sun if very big.  Okay, you probably knew that.  At any given moment, the sun is home to many trillions of light-emitting nuclear reactions. How does this situation give rise to a ray of “white” light which contains within it all colors (and thus, all frequencies)?

The answer is, it does not.

The Energy from the sun does not, in reality, arrive on Earth with any semblance of frequency. What is actually occurring is that all those countless light-emitters of the sun are sending out expanding spheres of Energy in such a barrage that their frontiers are crowded back to back to back. In other words, the frequency of sunlight, in terms of sphere-frontiers per second, is something approaching infinity. What we’re talking about here is more or less a steady sheet of energy.

Many of these spheres will probably interfere with each other, but there are so many energy emitters that any spaces created, at least at the beginning of the journey, will mostly be filled. Some distance may open up between the spheres as they travel through space, I’m not sure.

I do think that as the Energy spheres spread-out across the solar system, they grow more attenuated, as the same amount of starting energy is spread out over much more distance. This attenuation –and NOT frequency differences– is why I think Neptune is colder than Earth… by the time the spheres of sun-energy reach Neptune, they are so attenuated that hardly any heat-inducement is provided at all.

Nevertheless, as commonsensical as this may sound, I can’t really envisage the WAY the Energy dissipates– that is, by what mechanism. It’s pure energy, so what are its rules for spreading?

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Addendum I… 22 Aug 2014:  Photons Explained

 Addendum II… 22 Aug 2014:  Why Sunlight Energy Dissipates

Addendum III… 23 Aug 2014  No, More “Direct” Sunlight Is Not The Cause For Summer  


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