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    Hello. I am an engineer who studied nuclear engineering and physics in college. I don't think that physics is on the right track. The concept of particles and locality should be outdated, but curiously are not. I would like to discuss the fundamentals. Where does gravity come from? Why is there inertia? Why is the speed of light constant regardless of the speed of the observer? What is energy?

    Any theory on the construction of the universe must include the start of everything, including the laws that govern it. What is everything made out of? I believe the clue is in the speed of light.

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    That is almost correct. The correct answer is what we know about the universe is due to photos transferring momentum to sensors (at which point it becomes detected energy), interpreted in the electromagnetic environment in which we live on the surface of the earth (and the light of the sun). Light has mass, but coordinate systems are not relevant except for Newton/Maxwell - and Dark Matter is, well, uh, matter we can't see. And there is a lot of light we don't see either...

    Matter we do experience locally is well described by solid state physics, but when they finally characterize the Higgs boson correctly, they'll be able to calculate the radius of the LHC from first principles...

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    What is mass? We use the therm mass as a catchall for effects for which we have no cause, namely momentum, inertia, and gravity. any explanation of mass has to provide the basis for those effects.
    OK, so you say light has "mass" which means it manifests momentum, inertia, and gravity. How?
    There are two possibilities:
    1) It travels through space time at a speed which is the same for any observer regardless of his frame of reference is affected by and affects the shape of the space time around it. While at the same time maintaining its quantum properties in an analog universe which is constantly changing its rate of motion. This leads to all sort of paradoxes.
    2) Light IS the space time. Light has been stretch and delayed by some process at the "big bang" and is only now decaying into it's original form. The nature of this decay gives us all sorts of information about the construction of space time as well as a foundation for all the "natural laws" that govern it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredkratt View Post
    Hello. I am an engineer who studied nuclear engineering and physics in college. I don't think that physics is on the right track.
    You are on the right track! Physics has been derailed by morons such as Einstein and Hawking.

    An interesting take by Rothman.

    Quote Originally Posted by fredkratt View Post
    The concept of particles and locality should be outdated, but curiously are not. I would like to discuss the fundamentals. Where does gravity come from? Why is there inertia? Why is the speed of light constant regardless of the speed of the observer? What is energy?
    My take is that gravity is possible because of motion. Once there is no more motion, gravity ceases to exist.

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    Any theory on the construction of the universe must include the start of everything, including the laws that govern it. What is everything made out of? I believe the clue is in the speed of light.
    I do not agree that the speed of light is the clue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredkratt View Post
    What is mass? We use the therm mass as a catchall for effects for which we have no cause, namely momentum, inertia, and gravity. any explanation of mass has to provide the basis for those effects.
    OK, so you say light has "mass" which means it manifests momentum, inertia, and gravity. How?
    There are two possibilities:
    1) It travels through space time at a speed which is the same for any observer regardless of his frame of reference is affected by and affects the shape of the space time around it. While at the same time maintaining its quantum properties in an analog universe which is constantly changing its rate of motion. This leads to all sort of paradoxes.
    2) Light IS the space time. Light has been stretch and delayed by some process at the "big bang" and is only now decaying into it's original form. The nature of this decay gives us all sorts of information about the construction of space time as well as a foundation for all the "natural laws" that govern it.
    Check out the pdfs on my website. For space-time, start with "The Creation of the Universe", which will get you through covariance and contravariance...

    Be real clear about whether you're doing philosophy or physics... or both...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuleriaChk View Post
    Check out the pdfs on my website. .
    I have never read a bigger load of crap in my entire life. You are wasting your time if you go there fredkratt. Well, it's your time, so have at it.
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    Thanks for your input.
    The reason a say that the speed of light is the clue, is that; (1) the speed of light is the same regardless of the motion of the observer and (2) in order to keep (1) true, space and time change for the observer as his motion changes. Therefore light becomes the only reference point for motion in the universe. It also dictates how big the universe is and how fast it is changing.

    In a way I would agree that gravity is caused by motion, but the motion is not as we normally think of motion. It is instead due to the local collapsing of space-time which causes a depression or decrease in density of volume (space) and delay (time). What we normally call particles (protons, electrons, and neutrons) are actually like little little whirlpools of space and time increasing in speed to the speed of light, approaching zero in size and rate, and disappearing from the sensible universe. All of the sensible universe is composed of light that is stretched and delayed (slowed) to give us something in which to exist.

    Gravity around a massive object is just the integration of all the little whirlpools of space-time of which the mass is made. The result is a depression of space time around the massive object.

    Inertia is also explained by the fact that one cannot separate the little whirlpools from the space and time of which they are a part. And they are all affeted by each other as the tug a the space and time around them.

    This sounds philosophical and it is but no one can form ideas about the fundamental workings of the universe from experimental measurements alone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredkratt View Post
    Thanks for your input.
    The reason a say that the speed of light is the clue, is that; (1) the speed of light is the same regardless of the motion of the observer and (2) in order to keep (1) true, space and time change for the observer as his motion changes. Therefore light becomes the only reference point for motion in the universe. It also dictates how big the universe is and how fast it is changing.

    In a way I would agree that gravity is caused by motion, but the motion is not as we normally think of motion. It is instead due to the local collapsing of space-time which causes a depression or decrease in density of volume (space) and delay (time). What we normally call particles (protons, electrons, and neutrons) are actually like little little whirlpools of space and time increasing in speed to the speed of light, approaching zero in size and rate, and disappearing from the sensible universe. All of the sensible universe is composed of light that is stretched and delayed (slowed) to give us something in which to exist.

    Gravity around a massive object is just the integration of all the little whirlpools of space-time of which the mass is made. The result is a depression of space time around the massive object.

    Inertia is also explained by the fact that one cannot separate the little whirlpools from the space and time of which they are a part. And they are all affeted by each other as the tug a the space and time around them.

    This sounds philosophical and it is but no one can form ideas about the fundamental workings of the universe from experimental measurements alone.
    Space-time is utter nonsense. Philosophical or not. Einstein's theories are junk. How can you have time without motion? And how can you have motion without existence?
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    I actually derive the Lorentz transform and the matter-energy relations on my website, as well as other useful points of departure for my own journey. At present, I am trying to get clear about the Pauli and Dirac matrices (related to spin) and their relationship to both the Lorentz transform and the Lorentz force. I have a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy (emphasis in Logic) and some graduate work in physics from UC Santa Barbara, and about 20 years of experience (Santa Barbara Research Center (Raytheon) and General Research during the SDI Initiative. And a lot of work on my own, as is true of most of us here.

    As far as John Gabriel is concerned, judge for yourself. Almost all of us on this forum consider him to be at the very least an unpleasant idiot who is nevertheless a genius in his own mind, and may be paranoid-schizophrenic. Read for yourself his posts throughout the Math forum - almost everyone here has soundly rejected his delusional approaches to what he calls his "New Calculus". He has a very, very shallow conception of philosophy (knows practically nothing of Foundations of Mathematics - read his idiotic diatribes on Cantor and real numbers) and knows nothing whatever of physics.

    He is a finitist at a very unsophisticated level, which means he rejects irrational numbers (including transcendentals) (so he can only think in straight lines and not circles, much less natural logarithms) So he rejects all of science and mathematics (except his and possibly the ancient Greeks) as being "mainstream", and therefore anyone who has ever had a real job in science as idiots.

    You will find that immediately as you start reading his nonsense. There are others I think contribute little to this forum, but he is by far the worst (and he writes a lot in capital letters as if he thinks his points will convince anyone if he does so). Lately he has been quoting "Mein Kampf" on the math forum. I will say that it is occasionally entertaining (and sometimes addicting) to tweak John's chain to watch him get his panties in a bunch just to get him writing in huge capital letters again ...

    He knows nothing of most of the fields studied even at a high school level - trigonometry, calculus, analytic geometry (since he rejects continuous functions - I'm serious....)

    So... enjoy! Judge for yourself and read what others say about him and their interactions with him .... Fair warning, you are about to enter the twilight zone....
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuleriaChk View Post
    I actually derive the Lorentz transform ...
    Yes, read that garbage Keyser wrote, it will either be very entertaining or you'll get a headache.

    BTW: There are many on this forum who support my ideas. But frankly I don't care what anyone thinks. You have been warned with regards to the moron BuleriaChk.
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