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Offline ervin mccoy

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The physics of elementary particles
« on: 09/11/2008 00:02:42 »
The realisation that the great diversity of the world stems from a handful of newbielink:http://www.thenakedscientists.com [nonactive] acting under the influence of a few fundamental forces was one of the triumphs of twentieth century physics.

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Re: The physics of elementary particles
« Reply #1 on: 09/11/2008 00:31:33 »
Your point being?  ???
 

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« Reply #2 on: 09/11/2008 08:42:27 »
It was a shame they couldn't have stopped with just the three. Life would have been so much simpler.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 09/11/2008 18:08:26 »
Even better still if they could all be reduced to different configurations of single particle and force types - lol.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 09/11/2008 21:09:55 »
String, perhaps?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 09/11/2008 22:50:31 »
Even strings are thought to be of 2 types - open & closed.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 11/11/2008 11:52:31 »
how about just one: energy at it's most fundamental existence, manifesting itself beyond the ground state as a multiple, as more of itself packed into the next level where it manifests itself as a "particle", massless for the first range of "particles" and scaling up to that 'density' where mass becomes manifest. And from thereon>>>all the stuff we are and is.
Just a thought, finding all them different particle types and the behaviours and interactions-or not-hard to interpret as unique entities. All part of the same beginning stuff makes more sense, at least to my simple mind
 

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The physics of elementary particles
« Reply #7 on: 11/11/2008 20:58:51 »
How about a continuation, namely thongs?
Open and closed of course.
I will take up the torch...
And go where no other (except you and you and....Ah well..) have gone.

Sort of:)
Or will my idea backfire on me?
 

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« Reply #8 on: 11/11/2008 21:13:07 »
did you say  you'll take up the croth and forgot the c?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 11/11/2008 22:56:45 »
Now, would that be c?
Or as I like to put it, 'c'torh?

It's truly a amalgam of ideas.
Even though they're not dental
More mental:)
 

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