• The Science of Albert Einstein and Michio Kaku

    From Pentcho Valev@21:1/5 to All on Mon May 24 04:33:24 2021
    Peter Woit: "This is just complete and unadulterated bullshit, of exactly the same sort Kaku and a host of others well-credentialed physicists have been heavily and successfully promoting for the last 35 years." https://math.columbia.edu/~woit/wordpress/?

    Actually, for the last 116, not 35, years:

    Thibault Damour: "The paradigm of the special relativistic upheaval of the usual concept of time is the twin paradox. Let us emphasize that this striking example of time dilation proves that time travel (towards the future) is possible. As a gedanken
    experiment (if we neglect practicalities such as the technology needed for reaching velocities comparable to the velocity of light, the cost of the fuel and the capacity of the traveller to sustain high accelerations), it shows that a sentient being can
    jump, "within a minute" (of his experienced time) arbitrarily far in the future, say sixty million years ahead, and see, and be part of, what (will) happen then on Earth. This is a clear way of realizing that the future "already exists" (as we can
    experience it "in a minute")." http://www.bourbaphy.fr/damourtemps.pdf

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