mwhittington wrote: Sic........
Mikey wrote:What I find most interesting about this is the idea that it could completely demolish special relativity... but special relativity has been seemingly correct about so much.
Mikey wrote: ....Colm, have you been (or, "hav u bin") browsing from a phone?
Captain Seafort wrote:It's not so much "works all the time... except when it doesn't" so much as "pi = 3.14, no it's 3.1416, no its 3.141593, no its..." They're all right, some simply aren't as precise as others. If these results prove to be accurate then we've simply discovered the limits of special relativity's precision.
Mikey wrote:Not to a layman. My studies in engineering physics came to a crashing halt at the level of Calculus V and journal bearings. What us not-so-erudite huddled masses get is that Newtonian physics works... except at relativistic metrics.
I guess a better way to express my sentiment is that every new discovery seems to push us farther from a GUT or TOE rather than closer.
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