Where can you find nothing?

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Offline thedoc

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Where can you find nothing?
« on: 06/06/2014 16:30:01 »
Robert cattle asked the Naked Scientists:
Where can you find "Nothing"?
Ie. anywhere where "time" does not exist?
What do you think?
« Last Edit: 06/06/2014 16:30:01 by _system »


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Re: Where can you find nothing?
« Reply #1 on: 22/06/2014 06:47:30 »
If you want to define 'nothing' from an idea of it having 'no time', then I think the correct answer is 'no where' :) It also depends on what you then imagine to be able to observe this state?

But if you're asking if 'nothing' can exist?

I don't know but I think it should personally, too much of what we create and define builds on the concept.
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Re: Where can you find nothing?
« Reply #2 on: 23/06/2014 00:51:06 »
you can't find nothing. Nothing is nothing so its not there to be found. Unless of course you think nothing is something. But if thats the case then it can't be nothing because its something.

There seem to be a lot of topics on trying to define the non existence of something and unsurprisingly, as yet no one has has come up with the maths to define nothing. They'll keep trying though.
« Last Edit: 23/06/2014 00:56:31 by percepts »