Do you think there may be a place in the galaxy that would reflect old light from mars or earth so we can see into the past?

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  • 5 months ago
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    The light does not have to reflected. You just need a telescope that is large enough and has the resolution to see Earth. The speed of light in a vacuum or near vacuum is finite. The speed of light is NOT constant in different mediums. Reflecting the light is not required.

    Source(s): Star Trek the Original Series, "The Squire of Gothos" episode and mineralogy college course. B.S and M.S. in geology
  • 5 months ago

    Even if there was a giant mirror, we couldn't see anything but the sun. That would be like trying to see details of a exoplanet a hundred thousand light years away.

  • 5 months ago

    light takes time to travel to the eye, so anything you see is seeing into the past

  • 5 months ago

    Even if there was... we don't have a telescope with the kind of resolution you'd need to see events - or even the whole planet Earth...

    • john5 months agoReport

      wouldnt the light get lost in the gases and crap aound the black hole, why would it be reflected back, unless you mean it could be sling shot around the black hole,,ah got ya

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  • 5 months ago

    tbh all you need is really fast speed to over take the time lapse of the earth.

  • 5 months ago

    A place in interstellar space where light is trapped into an endless loop awaiting to be "tapped into " ,like a DVD ?

    There's a Science Fiction story in that ,methinks

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Everything you look at is old light in the sky

    • Richard5 months agoReport

      Yep. I know. I meant our light bounce off us.

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