Sunday, 19 March 2017

Born to do Math 12 - Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

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Born to do Math 12 - Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
March 19, 2017

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Rick Rosner: Then there’s one more thing, which is that protons and neutron—which are really protons with one quark flipped over. They’re pretty much two flavors of the same particle, same composite particle. They are probably the engines of agglomeration in the universe. They are probably the workhorses. It probably does the most work in generating information and having the relationships, the clusters. Most of the work is probably done by protons and neutrons.

And then I’m going to waffle and say, “And they’re associated particles.” For every proton there is, there is a tension in the information structure, the net of information in the universe, and that tension is represented or reflected or manifested in what looks like a particle that we call an electron. But it might at some point, if this theory ever gets pushed in a productive direction, it might be useful to look at electrons not as particles or just as particles.

But as manifestations of the information created in information space by protons, and for some quantum mechanical, mathematical reason, this often takes the form of particles, like electrons in a 1-to-1 ratio with protons. The at-homeness of each proton, with its position in information space may be reflected by how tightly an electron is locked onto the proton. An ionized proton; that is, an energetic proton that has so much kinetic energy relative to whatever it is surrounded by.

Maybe, all of the other stuff around it probably has some kinetic energy. If everything around this proton has a lot of kinetic energy, enough kinetic energy so that everything’s ionized and is a plasma, those protons are not very at-home with where they are in information space. They have all of this excess kinetic energy. They are bouncing around. A calmer proton, one that is more in line with local—I want to say, “Flow,” but I don’t because it’s misleading—distribution of particles within its space, a calmer proton.

It has less kinetic energy. It might have an electron locked onto it, into orbit around it – reflecting the proton is pretty well-situated or in good agreement with the matter around it. A proton, a bunch of protons, with electrons in ground states are going to do less interacting with each other, or at least less energetic interaction with each other, than the protons and electrons in a plasma. Perhaps the calmest possible proton-electron pair is one where the proton has been flipped into a neutron, which effectively removes an electron from circulation.

So the whole thing has zero charge. The neutron isn’t going to be doing any appreciable electromagnetic interacting with its surroundings. It’s as situated, as comfortably taken care of, as it can possible be.

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Rick Rosner
American Television Writer
Rick Rosner
Scott Douglas Jacobsen
Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing
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