The interesting thing about this article was when it mentioned how when the fish get to a certain density they acted in unison.
Studying Atlantic herring near Boston, the MIT scientists found that when the fish gathering reached a certain density it caused a sudden
synchronization of movement, where upon hundreds of millions of individuals began to act as though they were one. Such massive groupings can extend
for 25 miles (40 kilometers) over the ocean.
Ok vid showing school of fish, sure there are better ones out there, (couldnt find planet earth or blue planet one with dolphins)
Nothing new hear in that schools of fish have always been known to act in unison as if they are one. But it was the mention of how it would transpire
once they reached a certain density that caught my eye.
TRICKS OF THE TRADE How do the fish move like that without swimming right smack into each other? One way they do it is by being copycats. Each fish
watches its neighbors and copies every move they make - quickly! Meanwhile, the neighbors are copying their neighbors, and so on. So the whole school
makes the same moves, and there aren't any crashes. Besides using their eyes to help them school, fish also use something called lateral (LAT-ur-ul)
lines. These are sensitive places along the fish's sides where they can feel their neighbors' movements in the water. Then the fish make the same
movements. Schooling fish may also tell each other which way to move. Of course, a fish can't shout, "Turn left!" But some kinds of fish can talk
to each other with clicks or other signals.
My thinking is that even though Physicists say the Bosons act instantaneously that it only seems that way to our meager measuring devices, though I am
sure it is very fast (ftl?).
What is everyone's thoughts on this hypothesis? Anyone have more info on how fish maneuver in unison?
what fish do is called schooling, birds do it to.
each animal follows and reacts to the the one next to it.
We have a couple of mid size buildings (20-30 stories), that have large flocks of starlingss living in the antennae.
When they come to roost at dusk it is an amazing site, to watch the random ebb and flow of the flock.
sorry but the connection between schooling fish and bose-einstien condensates is not there.
B-E condensate is a super cooled gas. So cold that the individual atoms have no movement.
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