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Jonathan Dickau: on 4/7/17 at 21:39pm UTC, wrote I enjoyed the story Gerald, A nice discussion about the overlooked value...

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Author Gerald Vones wrote on Mar. 3, 2017 @ 16:02 GMT
Essay Abstract

Observing the basic mechanisms of life, it is aimed to extract the most basic quantities defined in terms of physics and mathematics and discuss their fundamental relation. It is argued that there must be self-consistency of information, implying a vast number of redundancies (laws of nature).

Author Bio

I worked as a professional theoretical physicist more than 3 decades ago, then changing to the administration. I am highly interested in fundamental questions of nature, despite of all the throwbacks experienced.

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Joe Fisher wrote on Mar. 8, 2017 @ 17:30 GMT
Dear Gerald Vones,

Please excuse me for I have no intention of disparaging in any way any part of your essay.

I merely wish to point out that “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955) Physicist & Nobel Laureate.

Only nature could produce a reality so simple, a single cell amoeba could deal with it.

The real Universe must consist only of one unified visible infinite physical surface occurring in one infinite dimension, that am always illuminated by infinite non-surface light.

A more detailed explanation of natural reality can be found in my essay, SCORE ONE FOR SIMPLICITY. I do hope that you will read my essay and perhaps comment on its merit.

Joe Fisher, Realist

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Mar. 9, 2017 @ 01:05 GMT
Nice short essay Prof Vones,

Your ideas and thinking are very good like… “Entropy is a mess for physicists accustomed to clear symmetries. Onthe other hand, entropy is the most fundamental quantity of all, since it is nothing but information as such. Information seems to vary over time, but it is a pure number and thus lives in the timeless world of mathematics….”

Here I am...

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Héctor Daniel Gianni wrote on Mar. 11, 2017 @ 23:27 GMT
Dear Gerald Vones

I invite you and every physicist to read my work “TIME ORIGIN,DEFINITION AND EMPIRICAL MEANING FOR PHYSICISTS, Héctor Daniel Gianni ,I’m not a physicist.

How people interested in “Time” could feel about related things to the subject.

1) Intellectuals interested in Time issues usually have a nice and creative wander for the unknown.

2) They usually enjoy this wander of their searches around it.

3) For millenniums this wander has been shared by a lot of creative people around the world.

4) What if suddenly, something considered quasi impossible to be found or discovered such as “Time” definition and experimental meaning confronts them?

5) Their reaction would be like, something unbelievable,… a kind of disappointment, probably interpreted as a loss of wander…..

6) ….worst than that, if we say that what was found or discovered wasn’t a viable theory, but a proved fact.

7) Then it would become offensive to be part of the millenary problem solution, instead of being a reason for happiness and satisfaction.

8) The reader approach to the news would be paradoxically adverse.

9) Instead, I think it should be a nice welcome to discovery, to be received with opened arms and considered to be read with full attention.

11)Time “existence” is exclusive as a “measuring system”, its physical existence can’t be proved by science, as the “time system” is. Experimentally “time” is “movement”, we can prove that, showing that with clocks we measure “constant and uniform” movement and not “the so called Time”.

12)The original “time manuscript” has 23 pages, my manuscript in this contest has only 9 pages.

I share this brief with people interested in “time” and with physicists who have been in sore need of this issue for the last 50 or 60 years.

Héctor

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Peter Jackson wrote on Apr. 6, 2017 @ 19:36 GMT
Gerald

Lovely essay. One bit stood out for me; "one aspect is in fact stunning: phenomena

like the violation of Bell’s inequality – and its basic assumption..."


I hope you'll have a look at my essay on that.. with a stunning classical derivation identified compliant with Bell!

(There's even links to a video your dog would like - Schrodingers dog now gets the limelight!)

Very best

Peter

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Bayarsaikhan Bayarsaikhan Choisuren wrote on Apr. 7, 2017 @ 08:42 GMT
Dear Gerald Vones Graz,

I have read you essay and there is something interesting for me.

Particularly these phrase is nice for me

“Entropy is a mess for physicists accustomed to clear symmetries. On the other hand, entropy is the most fundamental quantity of all, since it is nothing but information as such…..

Knowing the number of bits of creation means knowing everything. This includes the way entropy seems to increase over time, what now is recognized as the transition from intuitive to camouflaged symmetries. Two clarifications may be helpful. First, creation spans over all of time, be it emerging, reborn or otherwise. Symmetries in time are the most basic, and handling these is what physicists get paid for….”

With Best Regards,

Ch.Bayarsaikhan

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Jonathan J. Dickau wrote on Apr. 7, 2017 @ 21:39 GMT
I enjoyed the story Gerald,

A nice discussion about the overlooked value of entropy in Physics and I quite agree. I have studied the relevance to Physics of the Mandelbrot Set, which is manifestly asymmetrical, for a number of years. There is a lot to enjoy for such a short essay. I agree the quantum background is complex varying or c-numbers, as you describe it. Not totally on topic, so only partial credit can be given, but a fun read. I enjoyed looking at your R0 Cosmology paper, assuming that was also you. I am sure you could have said much more, but enjoyed reading the opinions of others - hopefully mine among them. I had a dog once (or more than once actually), but that's another story.

Kind Regards,

Jonathan

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