Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
Subject: Re: OT: Chiao's experiment
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"Robert Baer" wrote in message
> Terry Pinnell wrote:
> > Just when I'm getting a headache trying to follow things like
> > CircuitMaker's chapter on digital simulation, I come across articles
> > like this at http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0208024:]
> > General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, abstract
> > gr-qc/0208024
> > From: Chiao
> > Date (v1): Fri, 9 Aug 2002 06:55:58 GMT (92kb)
> > Date (revised v2): Mon, 2 Sep 2002 19:57:26 GMT (96kb)
> > Conceptual tensions between quantum mechanics and general
> > Are there experimental consequences, e.g., superconducting
> > between electromagnetic and gravitational radiation?
> > Authors: Raymond Y. Chiao
> > Comments: 52 pages, 4 figures, Wheeler Symposium/Chapter
> > [Short extract]
> > One of the conceptual tensions between quantum mechanics (QM) and
> > general relativity (GR) arises from the clash between the spatial
> > nonseparability of entangled states in QM, and the complete spatial
> > separability of all physical systems in GR, i.e., between the
> > nonlocality implied by the superposition principle, and the locality
> > implied by the equivalence principle.
Ahmmm. They need to get their facts straight. The locality principle has
nothing to do with the equivalence principle. The locality principle is
the principle that the speed of light is a fundamental limiting speed.
The equivalence principle is the equivalence of inertial and
gravitational mass, i.e. all objects in the same gravitational field
fall with the same velocity.
In plain English, the above is referring to the apparent communication
of signals greater then the speed of light.
>Experimental consequences of
> > this conceptual tension will be explored for macroscopically
> > quantum fluids, such as superconductors, superfluids, and atomic
> > Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs), subjected to tidal and
> > Lense-Thirring fields arising from gravitational radiation. A
> > Meissner-like effect is predicted, in which the Lense-Thirring field
> > is expelled from the bulk of a quantum fluid.
> > [etc...]
I doubt it as you have the basics wrong.
> > =================================
> > Anyone know if it's possible with a couple of 555s?
> > Terry Pinnell
> > Hobbyist, West Sussex, UK
> Meybbe it is possible, especially if the 555 OFF state closes ones
> eyes when the Schroedinger box opens to let the cat out.
The Schroedingers cat dilemma, isn't. It was simple a misapplication of
QM when QM first came about. A *correct* interpretation of QM does not
require a cat two be in two states at once.
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