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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Robin
Basically there is the "why does it go that way?"...

Basically there is the "why does it go that way?" Question. If the laws of physics are reversible then why can't entropy increase in the other direction, timewise?

If you take the basic laws of...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Robin
No, actually it is a pretty good explanation. ...

No, actually it is a pretty good explanation.

(PS I kind of assumed you meant you hadn't explained it well.

If you meant that then I disagree.

If you meant that entropy was not necessarily a...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Robin
Time travelling with Bill :)

Time travelling with Bill :)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 07:29 PM
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Views: 862
Posted By Robin
I would be interested in the answer. I suspect it...

I would be interested in the answer. I suspect it might be, no one knows at this point in time.

I would just point out that we don't need to assume that time is an actual thing to be independent...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Robin
I find it helps me to make these things concrete...

I find it helps me to make these things concrete with numbers, at least initially. It isn't any kind of rigorous proof but it helps to get across how the transforms work.

I created a Desmos graph...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 03:31 PM
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Views: 862
Posted By Robin
I found that book really useful too. He pitched...

I found that book really useful too. He pitched it at a general audience without dumbing it down too much. No bowling balls on trampoline style analogies.

But others have said the read it and...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th May 2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Robin
Maxwell's equations of electromagnetism are...

Maxwell's equations of electromagnetism are considerably harder to grasp than special relativity, they certainly stopped me in my tracks. Which is why I suggested taking the postulates as given for...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th May 2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Robin
Suppose that Bob and Alice, instead of clapping,...

Suppose that Bob and Alice, instead of clapping, each emit a photon.

Bob and Carol are standing near each over, each motionless with respect to the other.

Alice flies close by at considerable...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th May 2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Robin
I think that the baseline for this discussion...

I think that the baseline for this discussion should be:

1. Acceptance of the postulates of Special Relativity and;
2. Acceptance that the postulates of Special Relativity imply that a Lorentz...
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