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posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:00 AM
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reply to post by randyvs
 


Yes please close this thread as string theory and string theorists makes me nauseous.




posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:01 AM
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reply to post by Moduli
 


Have you any thoughts about John Titor's claims and their applicability to string theory? You know the guy that claimed he was from the future? Any thoughts on the science he described regarding his time machine?

www.johntitor.com...



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:02 AM
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You're a clever academic. I presume. What you obvioulsy understand is that it is theoretical physics. Your studies are as theoretical as points our members make on here and they are just as UNPROVEN. I do not beleive your stance about the 1+1=2 analogy to string theory. Thats your biased stance. It is an unproven theory. There are just as many physicist out there who do not believe in basis of string theory.(not me) Mathematics (the tool of the physicist) - which I also studied - is only the tool that humans use to describe/understand their surroundings. Mathematics is only an estimation I'm afraid. As mere human beings we dont even understand a curve. We don't know know the area of a little circle. We know a very close estimation thanks to pythagiris (think thats how you spell it). You must open your mind to realise that just because you are a human academic doesnt mean you "know all". We have limitations.

So before you start throwing stones - you should realise you live in a theoretical glass house.

Welcome aboard.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:03 AM
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I have to admit having read many of the replies now. I'm somewhat horrified. However as a really simple test to establish some basic trust. Here's a fairly well known class of partial differential equations:



It would be helpful if you could identify what it describes. I know it's easy, but gotta build trust somehow right? If nothing else it should assuage the doubts of some of the more paranoid ATS denizens.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:09 AM
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Nice and simple test!



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:11 AM
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Hello, I am a self-learner interested in learning mathematical physics.

Which books would you recommend I read after a freshman physics book? I also have the Feynman Lectures, but I am planning to read those fully after reviewing geometry (which I don't remember at all).



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:12 AM
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Welcome along, I am new here as well. I used to have an account here but seems I cannot access it any longer so I re-registered. ATS is a spectacular place.

I imagine some would find your post offensive. I can easily read connotations of mockery but I try to avoid reading into things. While I essentially agree with where you stand on what is or is not I greatly enjoy hearing from people here for more than my own personal entertainment. You will come to observe that there are some very brilliant and open minded people here from all over. The fact that I think most of what I have read on this site is not possible does not mean I do not like to observe ideas that display the possibilities. We all have our limitations for sure, but considering your background I bet people take you out of context quite often as well. Its my hope that you enjoy your stay here and make new friends and embrace the idea that anything is really possible.

Regards,
Flint2011



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:15 AM
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reply to post by Xtraeme
 


LOL that is too easy. Every physics student know the answer to that one.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:17 AM
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reply to post by Deaf Alien
 


They should...that's the point.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:18 AM
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reply to post by Deaf Alien
 

Heh, low hanging fruit right?
It's too late for me to concoct a more reasonable test.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:24 AM
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I have to admit, I enjoy these troll threads... you can really learn alot from the non-trolls who try to debunk the troll



edit on 27-6-2011 by SerialLurker because: Durrr I can't spell



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:24 AM
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Perhaps too late. CLPrime provided a string theory test and the OP only ridiculed it after few posts then disappeared. Could be because he went to bed or too sick from the flu? We'll wait and see.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:33 AM
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well if thats the case, i have a rendering of the known universe, please explain the the space that is about 400,000 thousand years( long) ,( call the darkness) before the stars as we know them started to form, and it also states thats our universe is about 15.5 billion yrs old. (or long). Thanks



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:37 AM
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Originally posted by Deaf Alien
reply to post by Xtraeme
 


Perhaps too late. CLPrime provided a string theory test and the OP only ridiculed it after few posts then disappeared. Could be because he went to bed or too sick from the flu? We'll wait and see.


He was having issues because you can't really google picture text...

Pity really...he seemed like a fairly nice chap...but what got me from neutral and welcoming to total skeptic was how he answered my initial question

it was a frivilous question really...just something to get a bit of thought going...I suspected he would give the standard scientific mind answer, but instead, he gave a personal belief matter of factly

The question:
What is a soul made up of?
(there was a follow up question, but that wasn't the point)

The answer:
Nothing, souls do not exist.
aka, he catagorically stated, as if it was a matter of solved science, that something supernatural did not exist...not a "I don't believe in souls" or "there is no evidence for such a thing", etc...but rather a positive statement.

He didn't see a problem in that...even after I tried to point it out in a friendly manner...

I guess he also would state, matter of factly, there is no god...(actually, I think he may have).

This is either no scientist, or he is a scientist unlike any scientist we have ever known on planet earth...he literally does have -all- the answers (and no references sadly)



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:43 AM
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Yeah. I read that. Any good scientist would reply with "I do not know" or at least say that it was his opinion based on what he have studied so far.

To answer positively to those kinds of questions (like is there a soul, etc) is to have SOME evidence or proof for that answer.

Scientists don't do that.

The OP is probably not really a scientist (well at least not a theoretical physicist). He even said that he created this thread just for "giggles".

We'll wait and see.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:45 AM
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Yeah i agree fx, id rather be aware then waste 10 years in college and still come out stupid enough to think 9/11 wasnt an inside job.



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:51 AM
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your colleagues??

i bet my colleague is more resourceful than your colleagues all together...his name is google

what i mean is..

do you really think we need a scientist here?...was there the need to tell us your a scientists?..what we need in here are human individuals...what you can give us with your science is only a google search away for us...a scientist might be useful if he shares some secret hidden information from the general public..but the rest is a no show since we can obtain the answers to our questions on the internet nowadays...

if its not the case..tell me than..which is the question you can answer me for which i cant find the answer on the internet myself?...none really

if you have an answer on something which we cant find online than you would be freakin famous..which you are not..i guess

many answers to our questions can be found in many ways...in art..in history...in meditation...not only science

anyway...i have only 1 question for you which will show us if your a scientists or not...because you cant find this answer on the internet...do you have a religion?..if yes which?

please answer this post since it will determine your credibility with lot of us



posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 01:58 AM
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I'm really surprised no one has jokingly added:






posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 02:05 AM
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Damn that's a long metric.




posted on Jun, 27 2011 @ 02:12 AM
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I think he is a real scientist. He just has strong opinions. Most of the "debunking" methodology seems silly. Scientists are not saints. They don't all have a specific moral code. Some might say "I don't know"; others might say "yes" or "no", based on their personal opinions. All the people saying that string theory is just abstract nonsense should realize that, apart from natural numbers, all the other numbers are abstractions.




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