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« on: 09/03/2008 23:23:14 »
Just a thought.
What would our Universe look like if the Vacuum of space was a superfluid and everything else was random energy fluctuations that have coalesced because of a repulsive force exerted by the vacuum :)


 

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« Reply #1 on: 10/03/2008 23:05:30 »
Models of space are based on superfluid helium 3 so a superfluid is fair game. random energy fluctuations are seen in the Uncertainty principle.  particles have coalesced but I don't understand what you mean by a repulsive force exerted by a vacuum.  Critical creative forces like electromagnetism strong weak and gravity all require to be attractive.  repulsive forces do not create things they destroy them.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 12/03/2008 23:17:15 »
I know all the forces we know off are attractive but all these forces are linked to matter energy,
So we're left with space which is expanding which points to a repulsive force at work so either we haven't discovered what this repulsive force is or a force we think is attractive say gravity is actually repulsive which is unlikely.
So maybe if space is a superfluid it is itself a force which is repulsive to matter.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 13/03/2008 18:30:17 »
The generally accepted reason for the expansion of the universe is not a repulsive force but the expansion of space itself.  That is the space between things is expanding and the energy to do this comes from "dark energy in the structure of the universe.
 

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