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Brian Q. Hutchings

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: What are space and time?
Posted: Jul 24, 2010 3:28 PM
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ain't that the truth;
Minkowski's slogans about space & time are just
a commonplace of phase-space,
which can be graphed on paper as "1+1 dimensions;" but,
hey, we get fourier analysis to look at!

"measuerment taketh time" --Are Bucky Fullofit
"and so does travel" --me,myself&brian

> Nonpossible to visualize space without time and time without space.

thus:
think you'll find, in reports of Franklin's original experiment
-- even if he didn't actually do it --
that the set-up is a fail-safe to ground, like his lightening rod.

thus:
the voluntary market in carbon credits is huge in the USA,
mostly via the Chicago Board of Trade -- and the reform does
not do anything to control derivatives til much later.

thus:
haven't got to the "last sentence before the supplement," but
the first footnote shows the problem with Newton's "theory"
of emmission.
> You have this:http://www.aip.org/history/gap/PDF/michelson.pdf
> Null in MMX is obvious. But in 1925 Michelson
> detected the Earth rotation. So the exact result of MMX is 0.5 km/s.


thus:
sorry, Gauss said, the Queen of sciences, which has
been supposed to imply that there was a King,
to be physical economy -- at least as important
as numbertheory (big chunk of _Cranks_).

thus:
I like Dudley's books, not particularly _Cranks_, but he misses the
boat
in the second paragraph, because he emphasizes mere arithmetic *and*
the subjects that are not quite *mathematica*, or *quadrivium*, and
this is the self-same problem of all primary or "elementary" ed. in
math,
a sort of glorification of Euclid's encyclopedia, addended to the
trivium (or,
the three Rs .-) http://www.ams.org/notices/201005/rtx100500608p.pdf

thus: maybe, if they stopped listening to alt.deism,
they'd start funding you, instead; either way,
definitely a New Age soundtrack a.k.a. Muzak TM.
> "Listening"?... http://en.wookiepoopya.org/wiki/Synesthesia

thus: Hawking's got a new set of fairy tales?... well,
he's a part of the Trinity on STreKtheNGeneratioN, so,
He can do that!

thus: Liebniz's *vis viva* is half of mvv;
compare to Galileo's linear ideal, but
don't try to disprove his relativity,
til you've gotten off of the boat!

--les ducs d'oil!
http://wlym.com

--BP's next bailout of Wall St. and "the City"
(of London, gated community & financial district), or
the last, if nothing is left of the USA.
http://tarpley.net/online-books/against-oligarchy/
http://tarpley.net/online-books/george-bush-the-unauthorized-biography/
http://tarpley.net/world-crisis-radio/


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