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    I had electromagnetics and I understand Maxwell’s...

    I had electromagnetics and I understand Maxwell’s Equations.

    Given C is not relative across all frames and motion is..

    A jet has a Mach meter, %speed of sound. I want to build a %light speed...
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    Islam Shia vs Sunni

    The Shia(Iran Persian) Sunni(Arab Saudi) split is a primary cause of Mideast conflict dating tom the early days of Islam.

    Each side claims to be the true Islam. Millions dead, immured, and...
  3. You have to look at history. Iran has a long and...

    You have to look at history. Iran has a long and rich history. Iranians feel it.

    Saudi Arabi cane out of tribal warfare by essentialy camel jockeys. I can say that not being a politician.

    The...
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    Cosmic Speed Limit

    Carrying over from the Carlson thread. Is C a speed limit?

    Responding to skepticalbip


    I am not thinking in Newtonian terms, that is an easy dismisal.

    E = mc^2/sqrt( 1 - v^2/C^)

    It is...
  5. We do not know what gravity 'is'. We have models...

    We do not know what gravity 'is'. We have models that jive with experiment and observation.
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    I watched a 1940s movie on TCM called Border...

    I watched a 1940s movie on TCM called Border Incident. It was about human trafficking at the southern border to supply American busness. Govt agents working with Mexicamn agents to bring down a...
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    It gets conceptually complicated. Murkowski wrote...

    If we were in that accelerating frame then it would be our reference frame so we wouldn't measure the same momentum as an observer we were zipping past - we would see that observer as the one zipping...
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_in_special_rela...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_in_special_relativityNot the equation I am looking for but similar.

    Total energy E = sqrt(mc^2 _ pc^2_

    E = [mc^2]/[sqrt(1- v^2/c^2)]

    C can be approached...
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    Right, concentration camps. We are overwhelmed by...

    Right, concentration camps. We are overwhelmed by upwards of 100,000 unweducated and non English speaking refugees. Many requiring health care. Children . Pregnant women traveling alone.

    On CNN...
  10. It is ammter of degree and balatancy. CNN on...

    How is that at all relevant to the fact that Fox tells outright lies most of the time? Do you think that a person giving their subjective opinion about some inconsequential fluff piece is the same...
  11. Corporate socialism. Trump for years paid little...

    Corporate socialism. Trump for years paid little to no taxes. That is the corporate rule not the exception. There are many ways in the tax code to reduce tax burden by showing small, zero, or a loss...
  12. For some reason those of us atheists here ended...

    For some reason those of us atheists here ended up without religion and a tendency to rational thought.

    The problem appears to be we are in a small minority. Even without religion there would be a...
  13. Iran is far more liberal than Saudi Arabia but...

    Iran is far more liberal than Saudi Arabia but still repressive. If you are Muslim it is against the law to change, apostasy..
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    QM models photons to electrons and electrons to...

    QM models photons to electrons and electrons to photons. We do not directly measure photoemission or absorption but the models work in terms of design producing predicted results.

    In an antenna...
  15. Any mathematical system has to be consistent....

    Any mathematical system has to be consistent. This means that no matter how you apply the rules to a problem you will always get the same answer. I'd use the word extension rather than extrapolation....
  16. I try to live simply avoiding distractions to...

    I try to live simply avoiding distractions to begin with.

    For me computers have always been mostly a work tool. I use it for forums and information but I am not tied to it. Never played video...
  17. Today on CNN I watched a profound and insightful...

    Today on CNN I watched a profound and insightful discussion on the meaning of musical choices by the democratic candidates. \\Apparently the choice by one candidate of the Rolling Stones You can't...
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    I always used 3x10^8, I suppose there are...

    I always used 3x10^8, I suppose there are occasions when the approximation may not be good enough.

    When I say arbitrary it is not C that is arbitrary. It is how we quantify it that is arbitrary....
  19. Glam Beck was on CNN until he got too bizarre. He...

    Glam Beck was on CNN until he got too bizarre. He started calling everybody Nazis.

    FOX hired Juan Williams as a token quasi-liberal after he was fired from PBS.
  20. As a teen I read scifi. The Third Eye was a good...

    As a teen I read scifi. The Third Eye was a good story for a kid. Didn't realize who he was until the 80s.
  21. Those kinds of movies just do not engage me any...

    Those kinds of movies just do not engage me any more, they are boring and repetitious. When The Thing came out it was new.

    What Hitchcock was known for was skill in creating tension and fear...
  22. People I know do not have a specific name for...

    Yes, in right-wing circles Rachel Maddow is referred to as Rachel Mad-Cow.[/QUOTE]

    People I know do not have a specific name for Trump. We general refer to him as an ignorant, morally repugnant,...
  23. FOX has been adding liberal voices, CNN has been...

    No, that's not obvious at all. All major media outlet are owned and controlled by a small handful of large corporations who also control most other major industries from energy to agriculture to the...
  24. Hate crimes do not discriminate between secular...

    He addressed this. Jews in the U.S. are largely irreligious. This means they are not Jewish. This means they just call themselves Jewish.

    It would be equivalent to an atheist calling themselves a...
  25. Reading more on history and drawing...

    If all of your witnesses were in perfect agreement, wouldn’t you suspect the fix was in? The historical concept is called dissimilarity. Look it up, it’s a good read. It is a strength not a...
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