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# Physical Law of Scale - Hypothesis

Posted Nov25-08 at 12:57 PM by WCOLtd
Updated Nov29-08 at 12:51 AM by WCOLtd

This stems back to the first idea I ever had which I seriously considered, back even before I was ever part of interlocution club. (a little club I started with a friend back in high school)

the whole idea had to do with the hypothesis that all forces were the same force. For instance, I knew somethings about atomic structure - i don't know if I interpreted it correctly - but I knew that there was a force that bonds atomic nuclei together, and this force works good up until the size of the nucleus gets to be over something like 88nm.

I immediately compared that to how gravity works, like if a pair of gravitational objects were at a certain radius, they come closer together, and beyond that radius, they move outwards.

So I thought, that maybe the thing is scalar, and I drew a graph which looks like this;

[I drew a graph which has scale as a dimension (x-axis right to left), and I drew the relevance of each force in the system's behavior (really abstract) as the y-axis.]

what I meant by it, was that the greater you go out in scale there is a kind of pattern - as crude an estimation as it is - it's all part of the same thing, one thing, not all these different forces but all part of one governing rule.

Principles are a lot like this too, for instance if you were to apply Heisenberg's principle to our world the world we know and perceive, we know that this principle would be ridiculous, you can know both the position and velocity of an object - or at least a close enough approximation for the objects involved.

I thought then that maybe time is the measure of comparative change, and in the world of small things, there is more change, in a way, so there is more time when comparing one thing to another down there, a bunch of stuff is happening really fast.

In the world of the really big, galaxies and stuff, things appear to be going real slow in comparison to itself, its not moving real fast like of these smaller things. Therefore comparative time (rate of change), appears to be slower for these big systems.

I thought that maybe the principles (or laws) which guide interactions and behaviors at one size may not govern it in another.

That's how I came up with this conflicting metric theory, that distances don't equal the sum of their constituent parts. (non relativistically that would mean the speed of light depends upon the distance used to measure it, where any 'distance is defined by some measure of another distance, like compared to some long wooden stick - like a ruler'

Instead of getting caught up in definition contradictions, I defined what the definition of time and distance is, it's a measure of comparative change, not absolute, but dependent upon the scale of the system involved.

As a result I believe there should exist some form of transformation of physical laws from one scale to the next.
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