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Space-like time

F. M. Christensen

Space-like time

consequences of, alternatives to, and arguments regarding the theory that time is like space

by F. M. Christensen

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space and time.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references p. [309]-310 and index.

    StatementF.M. Christensen.
    SeriesToronto studies in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD632 .C48 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1136599M
    ISBN 100802028160
    LC Control Number94103981
    OCLC/WorldCa27680794

    But at the same time I found it all very relaxing. In any specific instance where FTL has been claimed, more detailed analysis has proven that to get a signal, some form of classical communication must also be used. Difficult methods to categorize: There's a rocket sled in "Timecop" that pops in and out of view when it's being used, which has led to much speculation about what's going on. When a writer is as highly praised over his lifetime - and by as many respected voices - as Lewis was, one may feel a residual meanness that the object of admiration might have been admired too long, finishing up being praised for being praised. The book, however, uses supernatural beings to make the travel possible.

    We now know that Goedel's solution couldn't represent the universe in which we live, because it was not expanding. The reduction in the number of virtual particles between the plates means that they don't hit the plates so often, and thus don't exert as much pressure on the plates, as the virtual particles outside. With mandarin-like courtesy, he once stated that he preferred to produce "revealing little descriptions; I think of myself as the semi-invisible man". The surface of the Earth, is what is called a two dimensional space.

    If they want to go back a day in time, they have to stay there for 24 hours. With the accession of this priestly essence he dominated the rest of the passengers. Because they are under such great tension, one might have expected them to accelerate to almost the speed of light. Instead, one has to measure the space we live in, and find out its geometry by experiment.


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However, in a remarkable paper written inwhen he was a clerk in the Swiss patent office, Einstein showed that the time and position at which one thought an event occurred, depended on how one was moving. Events on a given hyperbola must, under a given frame boost, remain on that hyperbola.

Dan Winters But zero-g also has some disadvantages. When a writer is as highly praised over his lifetime - and by as many respected voices - as Lewis was, one may feel a residual meanness that the object of admiration might have been admired too long, finishing up being praised for being praised.

The reports of sightings of UFO's can't all be caused by extra terrestrials, because they are mutually contradictory. He generated two single photonspassing one through rubidium atoms that had been cooled with a laser thus slowing the light and passing one through a vacuum.

In this view, time travel is impossible because there is no future or past to travel to. Traveling nearly the speed of light would only take a centrifuge, but that would be lethalsaid Jeff Tollaksen, a professor of physics at Chapman University, in Three numbers describe the position of the event.

If this were the case, it would raise a whole host of questions and problems. No-communication theorem[ edit ] When a signal is sent from one location and received at another location, then as long as the signal is moving at the speed of light or slower, the mathematics of simultaneity in the theory of relativity show that all reference frames agree that the transmission-event happened before the reception-event.

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Cosmic strings Another theory for potential time travelers involves something called cosmic strings — narrow tubes of energy stretched across the entire length of the ever-expanding universe. An omnibus edition of his novels in Russian translation outsold Tolstoy.

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Also, under Einstein's theory of general relativitygravity can bend time. On the other hand, the remaining four directions are fairly flat, and are what we call space-time.

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