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May 25, 2019

CATEGORY: Wandering Towards a Goal Essay Contest (2016-2017) [back]
TOPIC: Information Theory by David Dunstan Moran [refresh]
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Author David Dunstan Moran wrote on Mar. 14, 2017 @ 15:51 GMT
Essay Abstract

The fundamental postulate of this presentation is that: To convert information content of a concept-or law to knowledge requires energy expenditure. We are the source or the effectors of that energy focusing. There may exist other “effectors” elsewhere in space-time but we are presently the only ones of which we have any awareness.

Author Bio

David D. Moran is a Professor, Adjunct at WVU, educated at MIT, Harvard and U.Iowa, holding a Ph.D. in Hydrodynamics. He has been a professor at the US Naval Academy and at GWU, Director of the David Taylor Institute, Assistant Technical Director and Director of Research at the Naval Ship R&D Center, President of the National Technology Transfer Center, Program Manager at the Office of Naval Research, Program Element Administrator for Nuclear Propulsion at the Naval Material Command, and President of Technology International Partnerships.

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Dariusz Krzywicki wrote on Mar. 14, 2017 @ 19:41 GMT
Dear David Moran

In Gutenberg galaxy we have flow of noice,not flow on information.We need a data reducion.To convert information we need common representation.For human organism

information not exist. Exist only retract all information to Nielsen number 3.

Its constans tempetature.See Landau dumping as a global quantum.



Dariusz Krzywicki

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Héctor Daniel Gianni wrote on Mar. 14, 2017 @ 19:55 GMT
Dear David Dunstan Moran

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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David Brown wrote on Mar. 15, 2017 @ 15:04 GMT
"... Dr. Murray Gell-Mann posed ... Is there a place or time in the development of the universe where entropy actually decreased? ..."

Is there any hope of reformulating String Theory without supersymmetry?, quora.com

"There is today a disconnect in the world of physics. Let me put it bluntly. There are physicists, and there are string theorists. Of course the string theorists are...

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Mar. 17, 2017 @ 15:12 GMT
Nice essay Prof Moran,

Your questions and thinking are excellent for eg…

The three questions were:

• Is there a place in the space-time continuum where the logarithm of xy does not equal the log of x plus the log of y?;

• Is there a place or time in the development of the universe where entropy naturally decreased?; and,

• Can you derive a model for...

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Joe Fisher wrote on Mar. 17, 2017 @ 15:45 GMT
Dear Professor David Dunstan Moran,

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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Patrick Tonin wrote on Mar. 29, 2017 @ 10:30 GMT
Dear David,

We have similar views that information is ubiquitous in the Universe and that it is at the basis of everything. You have realised that something is needed to convert that information into a reality but what could that thing be ? Here, our views differ slightly.

I propose in my essay that consciousness is what transforms "potential" information into "real" meaningfull information. I would love to have your comments on it, if you have the time.

In any case, I believe that your essay deserves a much better ranking.

Cheers,

Patrick

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Michael Alexeevich Popov wrote on Mar. 30, 2017 @ 16:57 GMT
David,

If the real is clarified by the ideal a priori mathematical law, then to convert bits of information content of mathematical law to systematic knowledge require unlimited energy expenditure in the case of becoming Universe. ?

Respectfully

Michael

Essay " Kantian Answers "

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Rajiv K Singh wrote on Apr. 2, 2017 @ 11:56 GMT
Dear David,

"Information is the primary “substance” of the universe, meaning that, without information, the universe is just mass and energy without interaction or conceptual laws of behavior."

When I started reading the essays by others, it surprised me that how little the number of people who placed emphasis on the centrality of semantics of information. Apart from yours, it...

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Jan-Axel Nyman wrote on Apr. 3, 2017 @ 09:10 GMT
Dear Professor Moran,

I have read your inspiring essay a couple of times. It really triggered my imagination.

Let’s assume that in the very beginning there is only energy, manifested as linear motion of primordial entities of energy at the speed of light.  Can such entities be described as bits – mathematical bits as well as bits of energy? If so – what is the least amount of...

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Dizhechko Boris Semyonovich wrote on Apr. 7, 2017 @ 03:09 GMT
Dear Sirs!

Physics of Descartes, which existed prior to the physics of Newton returned as the New Cartesian Physic and promises to be a theory of everything. To tell you this good news I use spam.

New Cartesian Physic based on the identity of space and matter. It showed that the formula of mass-energy equivalence comes from the pressure of the Universe, the flow of force which on the corpuscle is equal to the product of Planck's constant to the speed of light.

New Cartesian Physic has great potential for understanding the world. To show it, I ventured to give "materialistic explanations of the paranormal and supernatural" is the title of my essay.

Visit my essay, you will find there the New Cartesian Physic and make a short entry: "I believe that space is a matter" I will answer you in return. Can put me 1.

Sincerely,

Dizhechko Boris

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Cảnh Hằng Audio wrote on Apr. 7, 2017 @ 12:28 GMT
Dear David,

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

I have suggested the Milgrom Denial Hypothesis: The main problem with string theory is that string theorists fail to realize that Milgrom is the Kepler of contemporary cosmology. Is the preceding hypothesis wrong? I don't think so — if MOND were wrong then there is no way that Milgrom...

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Cảnh Hằng Audio wrote on Apr. 11, 2017 @ 07:49 GMT
Dear David

I propose in my essay that consciousness is what transforms "potential" information into "real" meaningfull information. I would love to have your comments on it, if you have the time.

In any case, I believe that your essay deserves a much better ranking.

"... Dr. Murray Gell-Mann posed ... Is there a place or time in the development of the universe where entropy...

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Author David Dunstan Moran wrote on May. 10, 2017 @ 02:18 GMT
Thank you all for your kind remarks and comments and additions during this review period. As we approach the close of this commenting process, I want you all to know how much I have benefited from your thoughts. Let us all, now, vow to continue to seek and understand the universe around us and the incredible fields of understanding in which we all swim every day and learn from every minute. Cheers, David

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Cảnh Hằng Bộ Đàm replied on May. 5, 2018 @ 07:12 GMT
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?

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

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Tiền Ảo 24h wrote on Dec. 5, 2017 @ 16:14 GMT
I have suggested the Milgrom Denial Hypothesis: The main problem with string theory is that string theorists fail to realize that Milgrom is the Kepler of contemporary cosmology. Is the preceding hypothesis wrong? I don't think so — if MOND were wrong then there is no way that Milgrom could have convinced McGaugh and Kroupa. If supersymmetry is empirically invalid, then I think that string...

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Tiền Ảo 24h wrote on Dec. 5, 2017 @ 16:16 GMT
I have suggested the Milgrom Denial Hypothesis: The main problem with string theory is that string theorists fail to realize that Milgrom is the Kepler of contemporary cosmology. Is the preceding hypothesis wrong? I don't think so — if MOND were wrong then there is no way that Milgrom could have convinced McGaugh and Kroupa. If supersymmetry is empirically invalid, then I think that string...

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Cảnh Hằng Bộ Đàm wrote on May. 5, 2018 @ 07:08 GMT
I have suggested the Milgrom Denial Hypothesis: The main problem with string theory is that string theorists fail to realize that Milgrom is the Kepler of contemporary cosmology. Is the preceding hypothesis wrong? I don't think so — if MOND were wrong then there is no way that Milgrom could have convinced McGaugh and Kroupa. If supersymmetry is empirically invalid, then I think that string theory with the finite nature hypothesis is correct and the multiverse has a recycle time of 81.6 ± 1.7 billion years (with a reset of entropy when the quantum collapse of each alternate universe occurs); furthermore, the Fernández-Rañada-Milgrom effect explains dark matter.

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If supersymmetry is empirically valid, then I think that string theory with the infinite nature hypothesis is correct and Guth's inflationary cosmology is correct — a quantum fluctuation in the quantum vacuum overthrows entropy and creates an inflationary universe that expands forever; furthermore, WIMP-MOND-chameleon particles are the explanation for dark matter; these are WIMPs that are also MOND-chameleon particles (such hypothetical particles would have variable effective mass depending upon the nearby gravitational acceleration).

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Loa Kéo Cảnh Hằng wrote on Jun. 6, 2018 @ 07:22 GMT
I have read your inspiring essay a couple of times. It really triggered my imagination.

Let’s assume that in the very beginning there is only energy, manifested as linear motion of primordial entities of energy at the speed of light. Can such entities be described as bits – mathematical bits as well as bits of energy? If so – what is the least amount of energy necessary to constitute...

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