Skip to comments.Space-Time Loops May Explain Black Holes
Posted on 07/11/2013 8:30:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin
A black hole is created when a huge star runs out of fuel for nuclear fusion and collapses under its own gravity. The star's outer layers are expelled, and its core falls in on itself, with the pull of gravity becoming ever stronger, until what's left is the core's mass condensed into an extremely small area. According to general relativity, this area is a single point of space-time, and the density there is infinitely large a singularity.
But most scientists think singularities don't really exist, that they're just a sign that equations have broken down and fail to adequately describe reality. Loop quantum gravity appears to be an improvement on general relativity in describing black holes because it doesn't produce a singularity.
The idea is based on the notion of "quantization," which breaks an entity up into discrete pieces.Whilequantum mechanics says atoms exist in quantized, discrete states, loop quantum gravity posits that space-time itself is made of quantized, discrete bits, in the form of tiny, one-dimensional loops.
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This must be how the philadelphia experiment ended up going 47 years into the future
Sounds loopy to me.
I often thought this was the case. I have encountered black holes and dark matter and it’s nothing to fool with!
Sheesh I need more coffee...
I hope I’m taller and more handsome on the other side.
We are all inside a gigantic computer.
So is 'Sheldon'.
No joke. I drove into a black hole once. Bent my rims.
Maybe we’re in a gigantic computer but I am inclined, based on current happenings, to believe we are in Alice’s Wonderland attending the Mad Hatter’s tea party and no, that is NOT a slam at the Tea Party, it is merely an attempt to explain life in a world where words mean one thing one minute and something else the next and something as absurd as the Red Queen is running the government.
“space-time loop” is just a way of saying “we don’t know.”
Space is not something. Space is the name given to where there isn’t anything. Time is the assigning of numbers to the motion of bodies, and isn’t something that can be combined with space to produce “space-time.”
I don’t believe in singularities. It’s just a place holder until they figure out what’s really going on.
Yes. God’s, if you will.
True. I’m still trying to figure out how to escape the “wherever you go, there you are” problem.
Hmmmmm... The "Red Queen" is a good moniker for the current occupier of the White House...
Maybe I should rename this file “The Red Queen”
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