• Mavericks in the Einstein Cult

    From Pentcho Valev@21:1/5 to All on Sun Aug 1 14:06:58 2021
    "Lee [Smolin] and I discussed these paradoxes at great length for many months, starting in January 2001. We would meet in caf├ęs in South Kensington or Holland Park to mull over the problem. THE ROOT OF ALL THE EVIL WAS CLEARLY SPECIAL RELATIVITY. All
    these paradoxes resulted from well known effects such as length contraction, time dilation, or E=mc^2, all basic predictions of special relativity. And all denied the possibility of establishing a well-defined border, common to all observers, capable of
    containing new quantum gravitational effects." Joao Magueijo, Faster Than the Speed of Light, p. 250 http://www.amazon.com/Faster-Than-Speed-Light-Speculation/dp/0738205257

    Joao Magueijo, Niayesh Afshordi, Stephon Alexander: "So we have broken fundamentally this Lorentz invariance which equates space and time [...] It's the other postulate of relativity, that of constancy of c, that has to give way..." https://youtu.be/
    kbHBBtsrU1g?t=1431

    "You want to go back to a notion of space-time that preceded the 20th century, and it wants to ignore the essential lessons about space-time that the 20th century has taught us." Joao Magueijo: "Yes, that's right. So it's nouveau-Newtonian." At 53:31
    here: http://pirsa.org/displayFlash.php?id=16060116

    So Joao Magueijo discovered that special relativity is "the root of all the evil", broke the Lorentz invariance, adopted the Newtonian space-time, and teaches... relativity:

    https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/j.magueijo/teaching.html

    See more here: https://twitter.com/pentcho_valev

    Pentcho Valev

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