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Recapitulating, we may say that according to the general theory of relativity space is endowed with physical qualities; in this sense, therefore, there exists an ether. According to the general theory of relativity space without ether is unthinkable; for in such space there not only wonld be no propagation of light, but also no possibility of existence for standards of space and time (measuring-rods and clocks), nor therefore any space-time intervals in the physical sense. But this ether may not be thought of as endowed with the quality characteristic of ponderable inedia, as consisting of parts which may be tracked through time. The idea of motion may not be applied to it.
Originally posted by T_Jesus
Lol, if you don't believe in particle-wave duality, then please explain why a Scanning Tunneling Microscope works (among many other experiments).
Virtual particles make a whole lot of sense, if you understand the mathematics. Quantum mechanics is a very confusing world, but in my opinion, if you don't know math, you'll never know physics.
If you can explain another way in which forces exists without virtual particles, then by God, you'll be a very famous man in history, and not only that, proving alot of extremely intelligent individuals to be stupid.
I know I'm not going to be the physicist to take on such a daunting task...no thanks.
Originally posted by Yandros
- Einsetin 1920 www.mountainman.com.au...
Currently physics is a complete mess, with virtual particles, electron ‘holes’, unexplainable quantum effects (such as entanglement) and of course the un-unified, and (currently) unexplainable, fundamental forces
The evidence is frankly overwhelming. Zero point energy and the quantum flux, quantum entanglement, even forbidden electron energy states. It all points back to waves in the Aether.
Originally posted by liquidself
Regarding the wave/particle duality - I have seen the particle sometimes referred to as an actuallization or concresence/collapse of the wave phenomenon - so from that point of view it is as if it is (just) a wave that has crashed upon the shore. I am curious as to your take on the uncertainty principle, (that you cannot know both the position and momentum of a given particle) - the theory seems to say that you cannot measure either wave or particles exactly, so saying everything is waves will not work. The Aether is a really old idea, but really, my question is why is a medium required for the waves to propagate in? Have to remember here that these waves are waves of PROBABILITY, so what medium exactly does probablility propagate in? Generally ether theories are thrown out because they aren't necessary to explain what is happening (Occam's Razor). Could not the "waves" from their own "Aether"?
Originally posted by b3rgY
Yes it's simple. Every particle has antyparticle. Execpt light. And every micro model is same as macro model.