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In a stadium wave nothing travelsjust a ripple of local conditions The water has moved, it's moved by displacement, displaced out equally from the center where the stone first entered the water. ____________ The Kite Fliers  Kite fliers: An imaginary club of solo members, those who don't yet belong to a formal team so "fly their own kites"  as the saying goes.  
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The water has moved, it's moved by displacement, displaced out equally I don't see it that way. Near to where the stone was dropped in you will see ripples on the surface of the water, emanating outwards. No water physically moves at that point, but the force of the stone being dropped in, transfers energy though the water in an outward direction by wave motion. Once that wave energy reaches the shore, at a minimal depth, it transforms into physical movement, manifesting itself into higher water levels on the shore. You can observe this effect on a seaside beach at anytime. Throw a piece of wood in the water say within 1015 feet of the shore or so and whether the tide is coming in or out, wave power will usually bring it back to the shore at some point. Throw it out far enough, and even with an incoming tide the piece of wood will stay in its position just bobbing up and down.  
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In a stadium wave nothing travelsjust a ripple of local conditions Of course it moved, that is a tsunami. But if you mean did each individual water molecule travel from the impact point to the shore, no. Try it on a scale where you can observe. Drop a brick into your toilet tank at one end. Does the water move? ____________  
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The question here then, Will'; is why can electromagnetic radiation escape from The answer is Hawking radiation. Based on the tenet that information cannot be destroyed. This radiation includes photons and other "particles and bosons". Hawking has taken a lot of flack for his theory, but he has won a bet or two based on others coming around to his point of view. Since it doesn't make sense it must be a Quantum effect. Since i am not deeply conversant on the subject I will let you read what you can on the internet or at a library. http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/BlackHoles/hawking.html  
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Actually I do not think that is completely accurate. The original formulations of Hawking Radiation resulted in the Black Hole Information Paradox (BHIP), and as I understand it the original bet by Hawking proposed the quantum information could be lost. Some years later he conceded the bet and modified his equations in a way that the information that was apparently thought to originally be lost into the black hole could be contained in Hawking Radiation... but I am not sure it was well received. One solution for the BHIP, was apparently resolved by Leanord Susskindâ€™s, Hawkins rival, version of the Holographic Principal... that is my understanding in any case, as it relates to string theory. The Principal allows the information associated with particles that were absorbed into the black hole to be preserved on the surface of the black hole or the event horizon.... leaving the stripped information stored in two dimensions... there are some wild implications with this principal... like the universe being a holographic projection of two dimensional information projected from the cosmic event boundary at the edge of the universe.. But hey that is quantum physics...  
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Actually I do not think that is completely accurate. The original formulations of Hawking Radiation resulted in the Black Hole Information Paradox (BHIP), and as I understand it the original bet by Hawking proposed the quantum information could be lost. Some years later he conceded the bet and modified his equations in a way that the information that was apparently thought to originally be lost into the black hole could be contained in Hawking Radiation... but I am not sure it was well received. One solution for the BHIP, was apparently resolved by Leanord Susskindâ€™s, Hawkins rival, version of the Holographic Principal... that is my understanding in any case, as it relates to string theory. The Principal allows the information associated with particles that were absorbed into the black hole to be preserved on the surface of the black hole or the event horizon.... leaving the stripped information stored in two dimensions... there are some wild implications with this principal... like the universe being a holographic projection of two dimensional information projected from the cosmic event boundary at the edge of the universe.. But hey that is quantum physics... Excellent summary. One interesting example of the wild implications of the Holographic Principal is that quantum computing may well NOT be practical due the information density limit being exceeded by having multiple qubits confined into too small a volume. Hence, whether or not you can pack multiple qubits together could prove or disprove the theory. Myself, I am rather skeptical about the claimed quantum superposition states and I suspect there has to be 'hidden parameters' or additional localized dimensions at play... Keep searchin', Martin ____________ See new freedom: Mageia5 See & try out for yourself: Linux Voice The Future is what We all make IT (GPLv3)  
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