Thursday, 1 June 2017

Born to do Math 63 – More on the Reasons

Born to do Math 63 – More on the Reasons
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
June 1, 2017

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Rick Rosner: If the universe - if particles  are made of - is made of information, then why? Why do we have to think that? Particles can be made of anything, at least in naive first glance. Why information?

Without going into some rock bottom foundation philosophical thinking, one why is particles must be made of information because that is what they appear to be made out of. That there are a lot of fundamental particles or elementary particles or subatomic particles.

That are nakedly just information. that don't have any moving parts. That aren't anything but the mathematical description of what they are: photons, electrons - don't have, as far as we know or all evidence, smaller constituent elements.

Protons and neutrons have been found to be not fundamental. Protons and neutrons have been shown to consist of quarks plus the particles that hold the quarks together. So they are kind of complicated, but electrons appear to be just point-wise particles.

That exist in the form of probability clouds.

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