Skip to comments.Chinese Physicists Measure Speed of “Spooky Action At a Distance”
Posted on 03/07/2013 11:41:49 PM PST by Bobalu
Einstein railed against the possibility of spooky action at a distance because it violates relativity. Now Chinese physicists have clocked it traveling more than four orders of magnitude faster than light
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Or is it 8 now with the Vostok bacterium?
Wondering why this is coming in a bunch like this. Usually there are several years or at lest months in between. Now all this in a matter of weeks. Why the speed up? What is going on?
Well, if you want space travel...
At 4Xs the speed of light it will still take 15k years to get from one side of the galaxy to the other.
It’s not a speed, it’s an acceleration. And it is probably the same as the Speed of Gravity.
If E=MC^2, and if Gravity (G) is equal to the Energy of a Mass (i.e. G=E/M), then G=C^2.
Any bets that “spooky action at a distance” turns out to also be the acceleration (not speed!) C^2?!
Physicist John Bell proved such faster than light connections several decades ago.
The book “Quantum Reality,” written by Nick Herbert in 1985, gives a thorough description of Bell’s Theorem. According to Herbert, the connection between entangled atomic particles is “unmediated, unmitigated, and immediate.” IOW, Herbert goes with the “instantaneous” connection not the four orders of magnitude (admittedly a baseline) discussed in the article.
It’s not spooky because all quantum particles/waves have undergone phase entanglement. They are related.
Thus, the universe is non-local, and on at least some level (deep reality, perhaps,) we are all connected with each other and everything else.
Yes, it is fascinating, and because it is counter intuitive, it is difficult to understand.
I can’t claim that I get it.
“4 orders of magnitude” <> 4x, but
34.6 trillion miles a second! Wow I want one. lol
I love the stuff.
Of course, I don’t understand it either..who does!?
It’s as if the universe was actually just data and we are trying to make sense of it as if it were actually physical and real... no time, space, mass, speed or even rules.
Perhaps it’s all just in the mind of God or something... maybe we are characters in a great dream.
Heh, what if we are just so ignorant today that all of this becomes a joke many years from now? Maybe all of this our math is just not wrong but way wrong. What if our ideas about space travel are so backward that it becomes just another wives tale (in the future of course). Maybe our whole perception of space and distances is just wrong!
Just a bit of food for thought...heh. The future holds many strange and wonderful things...
Four orders of magnitude is not 4X.
1 -> 10 is 1 order of magnitude.
1 -> 100 is two orders.
1 -> 1,000 is three.
1 -> 10,000 is four.
So that's ten thousand times the speed of light... (1 year) / 10,000 = 52.5948766 minutes, or about an hour.
The 25 nearest stars to our solar system lie in a range of 4.2 to 11.7 light years; so if we could travel that speed, we could get there in less than 12 hours.
Btw, the scum is like an antheap on fire:
Won his case, but the State refuses. More dynamite in the water, please ;).
An order of magnitude is 10 and a fourth order of magnitude is 10,000
I added the boldface. So spooky action at a distance is at least 10,000 times faster than light, and it may be instantaneous.
In other words this is “Warp 4” in Star Trek speak
Linear space travel...that’s for primitive societies. Same with time; it’s just Man’s perception. One day you earthlings will understand...lol
All of you are nuts. The universe is flat.
Maybe. I want to hear what Quix has to say about it...
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