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  1. Electrodynamics paradox

    by , 06-11-2011 at 06:49 PM
    This is a question about general relativity and classical electrodynamics. Consider an electron freely falling under the influence of gravity. In it's own frame of reference it feels no acceleration and should not radiate (principle of equivalence). But in the frame of the body exerting the gravitational force it is accelerating, so it should radiate. How can it radiate in one frame of reference and not in another?
  2. Quantum Physics: not measurable = non existance??

    by , 03-10-2011 at 08:41 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by MisterMe View Post
    The problem is that too many people try to explain quantum mechanics as though it were still 1906. Quantum mechanics long ago left the realm of philosophy. The quantum behavior of matter and energy are verified facts that scientists and engineers deal with for good and bad every day.
    • Periodic Table of the Elements? Quantum mechanics.
    • Subatomic particles in high-energy particle accelerators? Quantum mechanics.
    • Superconducting materials? Quantum mechanics.
    • Josephson Junctions? Quantum
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