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    That's confusing. Are you saying that, when the...

    While there obviously would be a Lorentz contraction involved in the car that's not what the cartoon shows. That is purely the doppler effect at work--the light turns blue because it's compressed,...
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    More 19th century thinking. 'We don't have...

    More 19th century thinking. 'We don't have experience with it so it is impossible".
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    More 19th century thinking... anything we haven't...

    More 19th century thinking... anything we haven't done can't be done. In the 19th century anyone trying to achieve heavier than air flight was frequently ridiculed because 'everyone knew it was...
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    But then collecting those eggs could be awfully...

    Also a possibility! I've never heard of a poisonous animal egg, aside from a handful of modern fish and amphibians.[/QUOTE]
    But then collecting those eggs could be awfully risky. There is evidence...
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    That is a question someone in the 19th century...

    That is a question someone in the 19th century would ask. In the very early 20th century there was a revelation that we live in a 4D universe of spacetime. Until the 19th century people easily moved...
  6. Note to self: Reject any speaking invitation...

    Note to self:

    Reject any speaking invitation from Benaroya Hall in Seattle.
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    We seem to have learned the same physics. I think...

    I'm saying Mr. Doppler is going to make it longer, also. The car gets just as stretched as the photons.[/QUOTE]
    And I’m saying that’s incorrect physics. Can you give me any reference or physics...
  8. Intelligence and technology are not synonyms....

    Intelligence and technology are not synonyms. Human intelligence just happened to express itself in technological advances because humans needed it to flourish with no fangs, claws, speed, strength,...
  9. Governments??? You really want politicians to...

    Governments??? You really want politicians to decide medical questions? Why not the winning cook in a 'cook-off'?

    I would think the opinions of medical professionals would be a better choice......
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    Doppler concerns the energy of the light received...

    Because you're asking the wrong guy. Lorentz isn't the guy to be talking to, you need Mr. Doppler.[/QUOTE]
    Doppler concerns the energy of the light received from a moving object. Lorentz concerns...
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    :thumbsup: ...For the win...

    The apparent elongation would come
    from photons emitted from the rear left, that would have been absorbed by or bounced off the car at non-relativistic speeds.
    /guess[/QUOTE]
    Or it could be as...
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    Damn... CERN is a scam??? :eek:

    Damn... CERN is a scam??? :eek:
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    I don't see that foreknowledge would or could be...

    I don't see that foreknowledge would or could be causal. But if there is perfect foreknowledge then it is a knowing of what will definitely happen and there is nothing that can be done to keep it...
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    The model you are talking about is not flat, open...

    The model you are talking about is not flat, open Euclidean space. It would be riemannian space and you are imagining seeing it from outside the universe and, I assume, imagining yourself in...
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    At least for Apollo 13.

    Didn't suck? Him getting back alive was more about luck than not sucking.[/QUOTE]

    That's still true for any space mission[/QUOTE]

    At least for Apollo 13.
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    Are you saying that it failed the Turing Test? ;)

    Are you somebody's AI project and is this a Turing Test?[/QUOTE]

    Are you saying that it failed the Turing Test? ;)
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    Can't you offer anything other than gibberish? ...

    You have declared that several times. And yet you have offered nothing to support the claim.

    What is on the other side of the finite limit of space since you insist space is finite?[/QUOTE]

    It...
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    You have declared that several times. And yet you...

    Yup, looks like it. The problem this time, however, is in his decree that something must be measurable to be real. The proof of such a decree may be amusing if he would offer one.[/QUOTE]

    If it is...
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    Yup, looks like it. The problem this time,...

    Yup, looks like it. The problem this time, however, is in his decree that something must be measurable to be real. The proof of such a decree may be amusing if he would offer one.
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    My error. I thought it was a Tass article...

    Odd. Did Putin have some kind of problem with Gagarin?

    Maybe they will mention Gagarin on the 100th anniversary.[/QUOTE]

    I did not know Putin was a head of US State Department.[/QUOTE]

    My...
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    Odd. Did Putin have some kind of problem with...

    Odd. Did Putin have some kind of problem with Gagarin?

    Maybe they will mention Gagarin on the 100th anniversary.
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    No. That is not what I mean. I wrote what I mean....

    You mean you have memory therefore the past is out there waiting to be returned to?[/QUOTE]
    No. That is not what I mean. I wrote what I mean.

    I always liked the saying, "reality is not only...
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    Well I should. I am visiting 'your now' from...

    Moving through space is something we do constantly.

    But when I move from Cleveland to Houston I am not still in Cleveland.

    And there is not a shred of evidence of a person moving into the past...
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    And this is blind denial based only on the...

    This is empty conjecture without a shred of evidence to support it.

    Something derived from a model, which is an idealized abstracted approximation of reality. Not something derived from reality...
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    No I am not claiming that at all. According to...

    Science is more than conjecture.

    Mere conjecture minus any data is not science at all.

    You are claiming that all the configurations of matter/energy from the past are stored somehow.
    [/QUOTE]...
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