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[EU] Large Hadron Collider Could Be World's First Time Machine.

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http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releas...-lhc031511.php

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If the latest theory of Tom Weiler and Chui Man Ho is right, the Large Hadron Collider – the world's largest atom smasher that started regular operation last year – could be the first machine capable causing matter to travel backwards in time.

"Our theory is a long shot," admitted Weiler, who is a physics professor at Vanderbilt University, "but it doesn't violate any laws of physics or experimental constraints."

According to Weiler and Ho's theory, these singlets should have the ability to jump into an extra, fifth dimension where they can move either forward or backward in time and reappear in the future or past.

It makes sense to me.
As long as they avoid the time machine paradoxes, it should be all gravy!

But I'm not sure how I feel about them messing about with spacetime fabric...
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That was a lot for my brain to take in... So what I'm assuming is that things in higher dimensions can freely do what it wants in lower ones? So in the tenth dimension, I'm going to guess that's the realm of god?
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Can only send messages?

I'll send myself lottery numbers
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Originally Posted by Benladesh View Post
Can only send messages?

I'll send myself lottery numbers
I would think so.

If you go back and give yourself that message, you have both an existence in that past (the current present), as well as that future (your former present).

But here's the real question,

Would you trust information from the future?
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Originally Posted by hollowtek View Post
That was a lot for my brain to take in... So what I'm assuming is that things in higher dimensions can freely do what it wants in lower ones? So in the tenth dimension, I'm going to guess that's the realm of god?





This is a pretty good explaination of a popular theory


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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
I would think so.

If you go back and give yourself that message, you have both an existence in that past (the current present), as well as that future (your former present).

But here's the real question,

Would you trust information from the future?
I would trust lotto numbers, nothing to lose
i think if you tamper with the past (ie I got a message) I would become an alternate reality, so the person who sent the message in the past wouldn't become rich instantaeously.
Edited by Benladesh - 3/16/11 at 9:31am
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I'm not gonna lie.

I read the title as "Large Hardon Collider"
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Nice to see someone who remembers the classics.
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NO!
The Tardis is the real time machine.
When the Hadron Collider asplodes and creates a black hole The Doctor will save us!

Or was my mommy lying to me about him...
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Frick, I always read the news articles you post, but I'm sorry. This belongs in the fiction section. There is no turning back time, period.

"Next up, our exclusive interview with Godzilla and what he's doing to help Japan today..."

Time is only a mathematical equation we use to describe the revolution of the earth around our sun.

But! If we could turn back time, I definitely wouldn't buy Gothic 3 again. Although it would be nice to see Clinton in Office again...
    
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