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Hidden Mission Review / Re: Walking on Water: Man on Cydonia
« Last post by EA on December 19, 2014, 10:49:46 PM »
Never. :whistle:

Topic: Top-Hats and Dunce Caps...Honestly, Of Whom am I Thinkin' ?  (Read 36148 times)
http://keithlaney.net/SMF/index.php?topic=10675.0

Do you. :dunno:

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EA please Stop Comment Flooding my thread.

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Walking on Water: Man on Cydonia

Water,Water,Everywhere...
Scientists find meteoritic evidence of 3rd Mars water reservoir 

Intermediate 3rd Water Resevoir = Cydonia.

http://phys.org/news/2014-12-scientists-meteoritic-evidence-mars-reservoir.html
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Hidden Mission Review / Re: Top-Hats and Dunce Caps...Honestly, Of Whom am I Thinkin' ?
« Last post by EA on December 19, 2014, 09:46:22 PM »
Looky looky what we have here... :damned:

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This article was originally published with the title Quantum Weirdness? Itz All in Your Mind.


Can Quantum Bayesianism Fix the Paradoxes of Quantum Mechanics?
 [Preview]scientificamerican.com

A new version of quantum theory sweeps away the bizarre paradoxes of the microscopic world.
The cost? Quantum information exists only in your imagination.


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Flawlessly accounting for the behavior of matter on scales from the subatomic to the astronomical, quantum mechanics is the most successful theory in all the physical sciences. It is also the weirdest.


In the quantum realm, particles seem to be in two places at once, information appears to travel faster than the speed of light, and cats can be dead and alive at the same time. Physicists have grappled with the quantum world's apparent paradoxes for nine decades, with little to show for their struggles. Unlike evolution and cosmology, whose truths have been incorporated into the general intellectual landscape, quantum theory is still considered (even by many physicists) to be a bizarre anomaly, a powerful recipe book for building gadgets but good for little else. The deep confusion about the meaning of quantum theory will continue to add fuel to the perception that the deep things it is so urgently trying to tell us about our world are irrelevant to everyday life and too weird to matter.


This article was originally published with the title Quantum Weirdness? Itz All in Your Mind.
In Brief
Quantum mechanics is an incredibly successful theory but one full of strange paradoxes.
A recently developed model called Quantum Bayesianism (or QBism) combines quantum theory with probability theory in an effort to eliminate the paradoxes or put them in a less troubling form. 333
QBism reimagines the entity at the heart of quantum paradoxes—the wave function. :hi: Scientists use wave functions to calculate the probability that a particle will have a certain property, such as being in one place and not another.
But paradoxes arise when physicists assume that a wave function is real.
QBism maintains that the wave function is solely a mathematical tool that an observer uses to assign his or her personal belief that a quantum system will have a specific property.
In this conception, the wave function does not exist in the world—rather it merely reflects an individual's subjective mental state.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=can-quantum-beyesnism-fix-paradoxes-quantum-mechanics 


Hmmm...Can Quantum Bayesianism Fix the Paradoxes of Quantum Mechanics?

Improv will investigate and not instigate.
If there is no wave function to collapse... :hi: that may mean we thought there was. :damned:

Eye do know this though about waves either as a plasmatic electromagnet jet that shocks the earth by magnetic reconnection in a 19.5 degree cone-jet that causes the aurora's beauty...

And waves in water have Kelvin Waves at 19.5 degrees if anything flows through itz medium:  from a duck to the USS Lincoln(cvn 72)...




If there is no wave to collapse...did we create a wave by thinking there was one and then collapse it by anu system of seeing the same phenomena?  :hi:

Lefty Eye have no sinister plot like you and carmen sandiego do to keep beating the war-drums against RCH/Bara
Not your friend.
Not your enemy.

I'll get back to this QBism stuff after I reresh my brewskie.
I'm pretty sure I can explain it to you because improv just does that kinda thing.
Improv captures the imagination.
Either that or itz just all in my mind's eye.  :reefer:



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QBism maintains that the wave function is solely a mathematical tool that an observer uses to assign his or her personal belief that a quantum system will have a specific property.
 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=can-quantum-beyesnism-fix-paradoxes-quantum-mechanics

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'wave-particle duality' is simply the quantum 'uncertainty principle' in disguise...Our result highlights the power of thinking about physics from the perspective of information,"
http://phys.org/news/2014-12-quantum-physics-complicated.html#ajTabs


 :damned:  Both of these ideas are like seeing the same scenario in stereo.
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Hidden Mission Review / Re: Walking on Water: Man on Cydonia
« Last post by lincoln on December 19, 2014, 05:44:34 PM »
Lincoln is gushing

I think you should toss him a life preservor before lincoln drowns himself in all the H2O  :flush:

Unmitigated bollocks. Do you ever THINK before posting?
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Tell us about it... / Re: Short countdown to Christmas!
« Last post by Valentine on December 19, 2014, 05:44:08 PM »
Hey, why be miserable if you don't have to I always say. 
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Tell us about it... / Re: Short countdown to Christmas!
« Last post by Fsbirdhouse on December 19, 2014, 05:27:53 PM »
Going to a DU Christmas get together at the Elks club tonight.
Expect to get a report on where the birds are now. Hoping they've moved into the fields now instead of on the American Falls reservoir bottoms.
Too tough a hunt for this old man. Too wet kneeling in water, even with chest waders. Too hard on the knees.

In the fields I can use the big four man blind I built this fall. I sit in a chair with a back, and having my feet under me, I can get on the birds quite quickly. Usually room for Jake inside too!
I guess I need a new picture with all the grass attached and hunters inside for scale.


I love to spoil myself, and I love others to spoil me as well. They better have comfortable hunting blinds if they expect to go with me in turn!
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Hidden Mission Review / Re: Top-Hats and Dunce Caps...Honestly, Of Whom am I Thinkin' ?
« Last post by EA on December 19, 2014, 05:15:38 PM »
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That is an example of the complexity.
http://www.academia.edu/3894841/The_Serpent_Series_Precession_in_the_Maya_Dresden_Codex

Imagine That.

Red Hair = Testarossa = Ferrari =  Special Paint = Rossetta

That was easy as Bamf Pi.



Quantum physics just got less complicated

12 hours ago


Quantum physics says that particles can behave like waves, and vice versa. Researchers have now shown that this 'wave-particle duality' is simply the quantum uncertainty principle in disguise. Credit: Timothy Yeo / CQT, National University of Singapore


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Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered distinct are different manifestations of the same thing. The result is published 19 December in Nature Communications.

Patrick Coles, Jedrzej Kaniewski, and Stephanie Wehner made the breakthrough while at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore.

They found that 'wave-particle duality' is simply the quantum 'uncertainty principle' in disguise,
http://keithlaney.net/SMF/index.php?topic=10675.340

reducing two mysteries to one.


"The connection between uncertainty and wave-particle duality comes out very naturally when you consider them as questions about what information you can gain about a system. Our result highlights the power of thinking about physics from the perspective of information," says Wehner, who is now an Associate Professor at QuTech at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

The discovery deepens our understanding of quantum physics and could prompt ideas for new applications of wave-particle duality.

Wave-particle duality is the idea that a quantum object can behave like a wave, but that the wave behaviour disappears if you try to locate the object. It's most simply seen in a double slit experiment, where single particles, electrons, say, are fired one by one at a screen containing two narrow slits. The particles pile up behind the slits not in two heaps as classical objects would, but in a stripy pattern like you'd expect for waves interfering. At least this is what happens until you sneak a look at which slit a particle goes through - do that and the interference pattern vanishes.

The quantum uncertainty principle is the idea that it's impossible to know certain pairs of things about a quantum particle at once. For example, the more precisely you know the position of an atom, the less precisely you can know the speed with which it's moving. It's a limit on the fundamental knowability of nature, not a statement on measurement skill. The new work shows that how much you can learn about the wave versus the particle behaviour of a system is constrained in exactly the same way.

Wave-particle duality and uncertainty have been fundamental concepts in quantum physics since the early 1900s. "We were guided by a gut feeling, and only a gut feeling, that there should be a connection," says Coles, who is now a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo, Canada.

It's possible to write equations that capture how much can be learned about pairs of properties that are affected by the uncertainty principle. Coles, Kaniewski and Wehner are experts in a form of such equations known as 'entropic uncertainty relations', and they discovered that all the maths previously used to describe wave-particle duality could be reformulated in terms of these relations.

"It was like we had discovered the 'Rosetta Stone' that connected two different languages," says Coles. "The literature on wave-particle duality was like hieroglyphics that we could now translate into our native tongue. We had several eureka moments when we finally understood what people had done," he says.

Because the entropic uncertainty relations used in their translation have also been used in proving the security of quantum cryptography - schemes for secure communication using quantum particles - the researchers suggest the work could help inspire new cryptography protocols.

In earlier papers, Wehner and collaborators found connections between the uncertainty principle and other physics, namely quantum 'non-locality' and the second law of thermodynamics. The tantalising next goal for the researchers is to think about how these pieces fit together and what bigger picture that paints of how nature is constructed.


 Explore further: Duality principle is 'safe and sound': Researchers clear up apparent violation of wave-particle duality

More information: "Equivalence of wave-particle duality to entropic uncertainty" Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/ncomm6814 (2014) Preprint available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.4687


Journal reference: Nature Communications   

Provided by National University of Singapore

http://phys.org/news/2014-12-quantum-physics-complicated.html#ajTabs
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Tell us about it... / Re: Anybody wish to fight?
« Last post by Wook on December 19, 2014, 04:23:08 PM »
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Tell us about it... / Re: Short countdown to Christmas!
« Last post by Fsbirdhouse on December 19, 2014, 03:26:14 PM »
Very sorry to hear that Val.

Mine was in all honesty a 'Rockwell' childhood. It really was the world I grew up in, guess that's why I connect with his illustrations so much.

Of course I decided to fall off the deep end as soon as might be in my late teens, but the Lord is very patient, and eventually he drew me back to solid ground.

The closer I get to the end of my time, the less I'm concerned about what's waiting ahead in this life, and more comfortable with what I expect will follow.

It's just that I didn't expect to have so many close friends who are doctors?
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Tell us about it... / Re: Short countdown to autumn
« Last post by Valentine on December 19, 2014, 02:33:03 PM »
I hope you finally start getting over it before Christmas, but you're running out of time.  I have been working OT for a couple of months now and have no time to do anything, so I have bought only a few things and most of those on line.  Tomorrow we go to my d-i-l's family for their early Christmas and then I have to work again Sunday through Wednesday, you know those 12-hr shifts, so it's going to be tough.  Being crafty, she made personalized coffee mugs for just about everyone.  I am going to have hope I can find something at the grocery store tonight on the way home when I get dogfood, because the thought of having to go into Walmart is just about more than I can bear to consider.
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Tell us about it... / Re: Short countdown to Christmas!
« Last post by Valentine on December 19, 2014, 02:27:51 PM »
Looking forward to hearing from Mayito.  Hopefully, his surgery went fine.
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