Search results

  1. Ralph Dratman

    A Space is "Entangled", says Leonard Susskind

    Could you please explain what you mean by "observer dependent"? Thank you.
  2. Ralph Dratman

    A Smolin: Lessons from Einstein's discovery...

    I would say reductionism fails where there is intrinsic complexity that cannot be avoided or bypassed on the way to a theory. Then if you try to sum a quantity over terms that are more and more complicated, you may get an infinity that cannot be eliminated. Is that the idea?
  3. Ralph Dratman

    A Smolin: Lessons from Einstein's discovery...

    "Mathematical treatments invariably consider [time] to be a dimension, yet empirical evidence overwhelmingly shows this not to be the case." This is a very interesting point. I want to make sure I understand you. You say that time is not a dimension. Is this because, for example, objects cannot...
  4. Ralph Dratman

    A Smolin: Lessons from Einstein's discovery...

    I assume by "any statement" you mean any demonstrated fact, not just some imaginative utterance. In other words, without any symmetries, a fact such as "the Moon is orbiting the Earth" might be called a natural law, removing the distinction between laws of nature and specific circumstances. But...
  5. Ralph Dratman

    Smolin: Extending dualities to trialities (deepens dynamics)

    You don't want to turn it off, just turn off the automatic correction. After typing, look for red underlines and click to get suggestions.
Top