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Offline ernst39

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Re: What is the true nature of 'space'?
« Reply #25 on: 01/12/2015 10:35:36 »
Space is the nothing between somethings.

I think it's better to identify "space" as the absolute emptiness in which we think the universe (the "somethings": objects, energy, fields, ...).
 
That implies that space is a mental construction: it can only exist in our mind because the real world is never empty.  The attributes of that construction are defined by geometry.  For example, the Euclidean geometry expresses what can and what cannot, what is possible and what is not possible in the "space" as it is traditionally conceived.
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Re: What is the true nature of 'space'?
« Reply #26 on: 01/12/2015 16:34:41 »
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Re: What is the true nature of 'space'?
« Reply #27 on: 04/12/2015 23:33:26 »
Yeah there probably is some fundamental ether 'particle' but we cannot ascribe time or motion to it and hence will never be able to perceive it.
And yet even totally empty space can be described by it's physical attributes. It is part of an observers coordinate system, so it has a physical existence.
What if we could ascribe time and motion to it?
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Re: What is the true nature of 'space'?
« Reply #28 on: 22/12/2015 01:10:32 »
Quote-RTCPhysics/ "The analysis starts with an everyday experiment which we all carry out and it works every time! Whether you are tied to a planet by gravity or floating free of it in space, there is nothing that stops you from being able to move through the space around you, given the necessary locomotive power and that there are no barriers of matter in the way. And the simple reason that you can perform this experiment again and again successfully is because ‘space’ doesn’t have a physical presence."

I have to agree with space flow. Why is there motion in space? In reality why is there motion at all? Why do electrons move in space? Magic?
 

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Re: What is the true nature of 'space'?
« Reply #29 on: 31/12/2015 09:45:46 »
Space is merely an expression for the existence of energy in the cosmos.  Energy involves with the ability of motions i.e. vibration, translation and rotation.  When there are motions space would arise.  Without any vibrating, translating or rotating motions, no space could arise in the cosmos.

 

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