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Topic: Matheology §252
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 netzweltler Posts: 425 From: Germany Registered: 8/6/10
Re: Matheology §252
Posted: Apr 22, 2013 1:33 PM

On 22 Apr., 13:27, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
> On 21 Apr., 21:32, netzweltler <reinhard_fisc...@arcor.de> wrote:
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> > On 21 Apr., 18:06, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
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> > > On 21 Apr., 16:56, netzweltler <reinhard_fisc...@arcor.de> wrote:
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> > > > If non-measurable distances don't exist, don't we face another
> > > > problem? Let's say, d is the smallest distance that can be measured.
> > > > Distances below d don't exist. So, d/2 is a non-existing distance. Is
> > > > it still valid, that d/2 + d/2 = d then? I mean, how can distance d
> > > > exist, if it is composed of two non-existing distances d/2?-

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> > > The old problem of Aristotle: How can a resting body come to move?
> > > There must be a point of time where rest and movement are
> > > simultaneously realized. But that is impossible.

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> > > Concerning mathematics, there is d/2 even for d = 10^-1000000 fm.
> > > Thats facilitated by invention of the system of fractions. But you had
> > > asked for real atoms.

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> > Yes. I am still asking for _real_ distances.
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> > If there is a d/2 for any d, how can we say, that the number of
> > positions of an atom is finite?

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> In reality there is not a d/2 for every d. The shortest possible wave
> cannot be shortened and cannot be used to find a shorter d than its
> wavelength or a finite fraction of it. Further, if the shortest
> possible wave is created, there are no atoms marking a distance any
> longer and no men to measure it, because all energy has been used to
> create the wave.
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> Regards, WM

If I am travelling to target T and I am as close as one shortest
possible wavelength w to target T, is this the same as reaching T in
reality? So, T - w = T? Or is w still a real distance to travel
(without having to travel halfway this distance, because halfway
doesn't exist)?

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