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Bitcoin & Dark Matter

The Center Cannot Hold: 14

Just as one cannot weigh light or sound, neither can one weigh Bitcoin. While there are several common material components to Bitcoin such as mining machines, hardware wallets, seed plates, and nodes, much of what Bitcoin is, is immaterial.

In physics, matter can be defined as anything that has mass and takes up space by having volume. Matter includes everything that is made of atoms or subatomic particles that act as if they have mass and volume. A photon is an elementary particle without mass, which is why it always travels at the speed of light in a vacuum. A photon is not considered matter. Matter does not include other energy phenomena such as light or sound.

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