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CATEGORY: What's Ultimately Possible in Physics? Essay Contest (2009) [back]
TOPIC: The Ultimate Possibilty Physics.Anthropological Daseinisation by Michael Alexeevich Popov [refresh]
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Author Michael Alexeevich Popov wrote on Sep. 30, 2009 @ 14:28 GMT
Essay Abstract

In the taste of the day question "What is Ultimately Possible in Physics ?" is an attempt to define some kind of semi-experimental and semi-intuitive Anthropological Physics (" The Ultimate Possibility Physics ") or, may be, some new Anthropology of the cognitive limits of human physics, associated today with J.Borrow's Science of the limits(1998) and M.Kaku's Physics of the Impossible (2008).New definitions and game experiment connected with understanding of contemporary anthropological physics are considered.

Author Bio

Was educated in leningrad State University (1974-1983,incl Russian type of PhD studentship in anthropology.1979-1983).Presently, Oxford-based experimental anthropologist. The first anthro. experiment was performed in Central Russia in 1979, the full-scale anthropological experiment 2004-2008 was realised in Oxford, UK (results: arxiv.org/abs/0904.3074v1 ).Because in some mathematical aspects complexity of anthropological experiments is compatable with complexity of physical experiments (in recent experiments with entanglement where particles can behaive like entities with free will ), I suppose my experimental experience could be suitable in physics as well.This topic is considered in Physics Uspechi,vol 173,12 (2003) and Kant Mission ESA Cosmic Vision Prop 2015-2025

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Uncle Al wrote on Sep. 30, 2009 @ 21:02 GMT
Fascinating! Let's take it for a test drive. I supersonically expand into hard vacuum a dilute stream of resolved (1S,4S)-norborn-5-en-2-one, (1S,4S)-bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-en-2-one, [alpha]D = -1146 degrees. Call it 10^(-8) torr and 0.5 kelvins. Fly it down the vacuum line, recover it on a cryogenic plate. Will the optical rotation of recovered material disclose racemization (Hund's Paradox) or retention of configuration? It's a formally rigid molecule.

Do it another other way. Flow the same cryogenic molecular beam down a shiny superconductive waveguide with internal dissipation h/4(pi)e^2, 2054.118 ohms. Fly it through the wavefuide, recover it on a cryogenic plate. Will the optical rotation of recovered material disclose racemization (Hund's Paradox) or retention of configuration?

Do it a third way. Flow the same cryogenic molecular beam through a shiny superconductive pattern of slits. Collect the double slit diffraction pattern in cryogenic bins. Will the optical rotation of recovered material disclose racemization (Hund's Paradox) or retention of configuration?

You offer five pages of neutronium-dense philosophical theory. Has it any empirical signficance?

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M.A.Popov wrote on Oct. 2, 2009 @ 12:29 GMT
Thank You.

On Style. Beyond the limits of physics is an intuition. There is no standard math,no standard categorical logic, no standard physics here.Post - Kantian philosophers had found way to think about transcendental by impossible topological experiments with entangled intuition of space and time. Grothendieck, brilliant mathematician, used just one way to do it ( time-like space flow ). I used Heidegger - like meta-style.It is similar with quasi-telepathy play-form's transmission when computable already intuitionistic structure with evolving dimensions (at the moment of transmission) became living mathematical flow.Probably, it is another kind of mathematics. Hence, unpleasant, may be, style.Sorry.

On Applicability. Some games are older than human consciousness. Some scientific games already exist " in unconscious ", they need self-realization.LHC game is already exist, beginning of experiments must produce richest conscious statistics of the game from November.Similar with Oxford experiment ,it could be exact description with

date of game / Player 1 strategy choice / player 2 strategy choice/ synch eff

in systematic modus. I awiat some unpredictable correlations and I suppose that game's self consciousness can help in planning and understanding of anthropology of the cognitive limits. LHC is anthropological experiment as well.

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Michael A. Popov wrote on Oct. 12, 2009 @ 13:18 GMT
Generalisation

Because rare collection of all possibilities for human physics beyond limits is completed, new "invisible" CONTEXT is created. In this NEW CONTEXT I'd like to make some kind of generalisation.

1. Assuming that P is not NP, real physical Universe is truly Non-Computable Complexity. Nevertheless, human physics exists and it uses pure human couner-intuitive algorithms which could be defined as "Subculture of M-decisions" (arXiv, 0904.3074v1 ).

2. M-subculture is the most fragile and the most original creation of man, provided his Future. It is easy to destroy, but it could be diffficult to re-create again, indeed.

3. In my essay I tried to define critical conditions to keep such subculture, namely:

3a. Idealistic Atmosphere ( idealistic mentalite ),

3b. Not simplified real complex mathematical landscape ( I showed it by category-theoretical approximation ),

3c. Dialogue with Nature in the form of Experiment ( physical experiment, taken seriously, is an attempt to understand a kind of theorem used Nature in the given case.For example, LHC experiment ( CERN, November 2009 ) is a form of proof of a theorem by Goldstone - Higgs ( 1964 ) that Loretz - covariant field theories in which spontaneous breakdown of symmetry under an internal Lie group occurs contain zero-mass particle fields iff the conserved currents associated with the internal group are coupled to gauge fields. Simple consequence of this coupling, the spin-one quant of some of the gauge fields acquires mass the longitudal degree of freedom of these particles go over into the Goldsone-like bosons when the coupling tends to zero. ( This phenomena can be also described as "Anderson's effect" or "Anderson quantum game ").

Current democratic governments took responsibility to protect M-subculture in the most dramatic age of Simplifiers and political Materialists. I suppose It could be suicidal to destroy this beautiful but defendless flower by unreasonable materialism of many.

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Chris Packham wrote on Oct. 23, 2009 @ 11:41 GMT
Excellent essay and postulate Michael. And I don't believe the universe, or even a modest part of it, could ever be computable. You deserve more than the low score you have. You may also have noticed Peter Jacksons 'Perfect Symmetry' which I think will prove your point, but has the same undeservedly low score.

Best wishes

Chris

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