Wed January 11, 2012 By: Advait Vasavada

why x rays cannot be deflected by electric and magnetic fields even if they are composed of oscillating electric and magnetic fields but can be bent by strong gravitational force

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Wed January 11, 2012
Electric and magnetic fields can only apply a force to charged particles, and as photons have no net charge (constituent of x-rays), they will not be deflected by EM fields.

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