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Posted 13 March 2019 - 11:47 PM
I wonder if it's actually reversing the arrow of time locally by accelerating the aging of the rest of the universe!
If so, I'm going to put a stop to it. Otherwise, there'll be a whole generation of kids getting back ON my lawn!
Posted 14 March 2019 - 01:12 AM
I struggled to get up this morning.. this explains it...
Posted 14 March 2019 - 07:36 PM
I have to say this didn't make any sense to me.
As far as I can tell all they are doing is arranging something very carefully so that when they bump it exactly the right way it falls into a particular state.
So it isn't a closed system, and they admit that it only works with a very small number of items, and then not all the time.
I can't see how this violates the second law, let alone 'reverses time'.
Edited by DaveC2042, 14 March 2019 - 07:36 PM.
Posted 15 March 2019 - 07:37 AM
I agree ... always a huge problem when they write these types of articles ... you never get the full story.
Not really clear in that article is that it is a SIMULATION.
Here is an additional article ... there are quite a few of them out there right now ...
Just like everything else in modern physics, I expect the math involved for the full understanding is not transferrable to a proper explanation.
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