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Discovery of 'tuneable' novel quantum state of matter...

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posted on Sep, 16 2018 @ 01:50 PM

originally posted by: mamabeth
a reply to: watchandwait410

A question for you...What if these nanobots alter your DNA when injected?

With any tech there is danger but I think it is worth the risk. We can not stop when immortality is in reach!

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 11:13 AM
a reply to: SLAYER69

My god...I had this idea years ago!

I'm torn between being happy and sad. Sad because I was not one the of the scientists who came up with this idea, but happy because some boffins that came up with this idea used the same principles as mine for my sci-fi I wrote years ago.

I've done the same thing with ghosts and how they could exist( using Heisenberg's uncertainty principle)-sad because someone already thought of it, but happy the person that proposed a similar theory was none other than Albert Einstein.

The universe is wonderful.

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 12:59 PM
Interesting article. I'm not going to pretend to understand it at a more than basic overview, but sent it along to my new Princeton kid who's taking a seminar on quantum matter.

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 01:12 PM

originally posted by: mamabeth
a reply to: SLAYER69

Slayer,I sometimes feel that technology is advancing too quickly.
Maybe we should take a break and let humanity catch up first.

I agree with you.

I see things as moving too fast for the younger generation.

It seems like they are not thinking things through sensibly.

lol. Not that my generation did any better.
edit on 17-9-2018 by crappiekat because: didn't wanna sound like a jerk

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 03:04 PM

In a recent experiment at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, plasma electrons in the paths of intense laser light pulses were almost instantly accelerated close to the speed of light.

Physics professor Donald Umstadter, who led the research experiment that confirmed previous theory, said the new application might aptly be called an "optical rocket" because of the tremendous amount of force that light exerted in the experiment. The electrons were subjected to a force almost a trillion-trillion-times greater than that felt by an astronaut launched into space.

"This new and unique application of intense light can improve the performance of compact electron accelerators," he said. "But the novel and more general scientific aspect of our results is that the application of force of light resulted in the direct acceleration of matter."

The optical rocket is the latest example of how the forces exerted by light can be used as tools, Umstadter said. - 'Optical rocket' created with intense laser light.

The accelerated free plasma electrons using frikkin' lasers man! The electrons were dragged by wakefield acceleration up to near light speed. This is just a proof of concept but the concept itself was from something like 1982! Getting one laser to do this is one thing but when you can miniaturize down to the quantum and get trillions of trillions doing this??


The pace of discovery is truly astounding!

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 06:24 PM

originally posted by: norhoc
a reply to: SLAYER69

Sounds very much like Bohmian mechanics and the pilot wave theory

Wow, now I wish instead of Environmental Chem I had studied Physics for my degree. I had three classes total in Physics with one in Grad school. The two in undergrad were not very fun to sit in class and prep for hard equations to answer but were awesome labs. Later I taught the Physical Science Lab for freshmen while an undergrad and got the fever. I was too far in to change direction of protecting the environment, being a big Jacques Cousteau influenced person (yea i was still young and naive not knowing how things really work in the world).

Great lesson there with the pilot wave theory.


posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 06:39 PM
Does this tie into the story about the Sunspot observatory near Los Alamos labs?

“Last Thursday, we got a phone call in the morning from AURA who told us to say that they were temporarily evacuating the site and asked us to evacuate our people,” Sunspot Solar Observatory Director R.T. James McAteer said. “So, I called our people up and asked them to leave in a very sensible and calm manner and locked everything up. We’ve been out of there since Thursday morning.”

They said they were going to reopen Monday?

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 07:02 PM
a reply to: Cauliflower

Not really. This is about quantum states and controlling those states using a magnet.

The Solar Observatory has 128 page thread over here.

The cool thing about this story is quantum theory cannot explain exactly what is happening. And QM has had nearly 100 years of being checked and verified so to find a previously unknown quantum state that is controllable where it was completely unknown before is wild. As the article says, probably going to open up a new field of material research.

We are learning how make materials from the atomic level up!

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 07:05 PM

originally posted by: SLAYER69
a reply to: Groot

I'm holding out still for Hover Cars.

Hey, a guy can wish

Hear hear. Hover cars in every garage!

posted on Sep, 17 2018 @ 10:27 PM
Deeerp. This is why orbits are elliptical. They are "fine tuned". But that's proof on intent. Gotta be careful how they package that.

Humans already have all the answers, everyone wants be a specialist, thats the problem. If seperate fields knew anything about each other, like topology and electrical and engineering for example, we'd all be flying around in invisible manmade space merkabas collecting energy from other orbits.

Science just wants to keep pumping out revelations just quick enough to disprove the notion that we already know this stuff. I dont mean to brag, but the LIGO gravity wave announcement was premature because of me. You can look up their results and it came immediately after funding before the necessary fundin couldn't even be applied to obtain their version of proof. (The gravity wave is a reflection by the way)

If you study every field of science on earth you'd eventual pick up on what makes sense and what doesn't. You dont even have to know math or none of that fancy quantum talk. You just have to get in the zone, no different than a sports point streak. .

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