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A Non-locality and The First Law of Thermodynamics

  1. Apr 19, 2017 #1
    I'm sure I read somewhere in my physics books that non-locality is required in order to maintain the integrity of the 1st Law of Thermodynamics. Is that correct? If so, that seems to require one or more additional spacial dimensions via which the total amount of energy is maintained. What information is available on that issue?
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  3. Apr 19, 2017 #2


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    It would be helpful to know exactly what source you are referring to. But the short answer is: No, it's not correct.
  4. Apr 26, 2017 #3
    I think it was a general audience book by either Feynman, Weinberg or Gell-Mann.
  5. Apr 26, 2017 #4
    What is the role of the 1st Law of Thermodynamics in non-locality interactions then? Thanks
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