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Blogger William Orem wrote on Mar. 29, 2008 @ 20:01 GMT


I’m not a nut, but I entertain at least one nutty idea. I can’t imagine any way for my nutty idea to be tested (that hasn’t stopped string theory), and I don’t see why anyone would want to test my idea—it’s nutty. But since it’s April 1st, I’m throwing gravitas to the wind and posting my nutty idea. (Hey, I read yours.)

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rw wrote on Mar. 29, 2008 @ 22:41 GMT
Why not skip the Dyson sphere and directly attribute a gravitational effect to consciousness?

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rw wrote on Mar. 29, 2008 @ 22:52 GMT
The missing mass then being a measure of fertility.

And a physical meaning to galaxies as living organisms.

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Frans Faase wrote on Mar. 30, 2008 @ 14:37 GMT
For a Dyson Sphere to work, it would merely modify the spectrum of the total energy outputted by the star it surrounds. If the Dyson Sphere would shield all energy produced by the nuclear processes inside a star it itself would become hotter and hotter over time. It is a common mistake to think that energy is needed for life to exist, while actually it a difference in energy.

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rw wrote on Apr. 2, 2008 @ 13:57 GMT
consciousness as gravity is of course a goof but here is a paper arguing that gravity is the consequence of relative intensity of information processing:

http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/0801/0801.0337.pdf

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Sajjad wrote on Mar. 11, 2009 @ 15:22 GMT
I wrote and published a sci-fi adventure novel based on the concept that dark matter is actually just ordinary matter purposely hidden from our view - it simply consists of many more star systems in our galaxy populated by highly advanced aliens who wish to remain unseen. Why they would do such a thing and how they do it are explained in the story. In essence, such a scenario would solve both the Fermi paradox and the mystery about the composition of dark matter. Details about the book can be found on my website at www.swahmed.com.

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Georgina Parry wrote on Mar. 11, 2009 @ 19:31 GMT
The image of a galaxy is formed from the electromagnetic radiation intercepted and interpreted. When that radiation was originally emitted, the central portion of the galaxy was much further afore along the 4th dimension than the rest due to the concentration of stars and high angular momentum. Picture it at the bottom of Einstein's gravity well. If the 4th dimension is considered to be the time dimension, which I do not agree with, this would translate as the centre of the galaxy is in the future relative to the rest of it.

Light travels afore along the 4th dimension at the same pace as the material universe, so afore light does not travel back to the rest of the universe at a relatively more aft position. Translating into time speak, light does not travel backwards in time.

The 4th dimension is actually a scale of potential energy. The centre of the galaxy has highest kinetic and mass energy but lowest potential energy. The extremity of the galaxy has lowest kinetic and mass energy and highest potential energy.

The continuous change in potential energy of all matter from higher to lower is equivalent to the change in 4th dimensional spatial position. This gives the force of gravity.

The 4th dimension has been considered to be time, however it is only movement of all of the matter of the universe along this dimension that gives rise to the experience of time.It is energy that determines position in space not time. Position in space changes when energy changes occur.I have written about this, on another thread, in relation to a quasar ejected from parent galaxy (is seen with connection to that galaxy) that appears younger than the quasar itself. This applies even at the sub atomic scale scale within an atom.

This means that the dating of the universe and various structures needs reconsideration.

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Georgina Parry wrote on Mar. 11, 2009 @ 19:53 GMT
Forgot to say that although light can not travel aft-wards the gravitational pull of afore matter does effect the visible galaxy.This is the missing mass.

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