Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Matter Energy and Time (MEaT)

  1. May 15, 2005 #1


    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    This showed up over at Everything-Science. :rolleyes: Anyone have a snappy response?

    Last edited: May 15, 2005
  2. jcsd
  3. May 15, 2005 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    The author is doubly wrong! Matter is neither a particle nor a wave. It is something else entirely that is capable of approximating those behaviors under the appropriate conditions.
  4. May 15, 2005 #3

    Ivan Seeking

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    I think I like this one the best,

    but you have to wonder what happens when we don't make measurements
  5. May 28, 2005 #4
    Matter is anything that has mass; I think this wave energy thing was written coz the writer did undergrad chemistry. Normally they teach that electrons can display properties of a sin-wave and also demonstrate a particulate nature. Shrodinger did some research on this, if I am not wrong (which I probably am) with the whole electron density cloud concept also taught at undergrad level.

    Get a nice physical chemistry textbook, it should set things straight lol.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: Matter Energy and Time (MEaT)
  1. In vitro meat (Replies: 6)