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Message 1846440 - Posted: 4 Feb 2017, 10:12:44 UTC
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Message 1846648 - Posted: 4 Feb 2017, 19:26:29 UTC - in response to Message 1846454.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rte76EGNO_k-
The Milky Way is moving through space because of hidden void

Must watch short video.

Earth is a speck in the video.

The story:




Milky Way galaxy is being pushed across the universe



(CNN)Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is being pushed across the universe by a large unseen force, according to new research. Although it may not seem like a friendly gesture, the newly discovered Dipole Repeller is actually helping our galaxy on its journey across the expanding universe.
Researchers have known that the galaxy was moving at a relative speed for the past 30 years, but they didn't know why.

Scientists have no clue as to the laws of what's out there.
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Message 1846683 - Posted: 4 Feb 2017, 20:47:19 UTC

We're moving at better than 600 kilometers per second, with respect to the cosmic microwave background. That amounts to better than 50 million kilometers, each and every day, or roughly the distance to our nearest neighboring planets, at their closest.

In a year that comes to more than 180 billion kilometers. Quite a ride!
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Message 1846995 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 9:31:06 UTC

Scientists have no clue as to the laws of what's out there.

Correct, the whole lot is pure speculation, whipped up by the pseudo sci fi tabloid press, and read by gullible people.
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Message 1846998 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 9:54:30 UTC - in response to Message 1846995.  

Scientists have no clue as to the laws of what's out there.

Correct, the whole lot is pure speculation, whipped up by the pseudo sci fi tabloid press, and read by gullible people.

Isn't lucky that our scientists arn't a horde pessimists, otherwise we wouldn't learn anything new hey? ;-)

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Message 1847040 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 16:02:10 UTC - in response to Message 1846998.  

Wiggo my good man, scientists have to earn a living like all the rest of us. They also have to produce at least one, preferably two, learned papers each year if they don't want to be side-lined by their peers. The fact that the papers say, maybe, could be, indications are, research points to, results suggest, is irrelevant. Everywhere you look, nobody has got any answers to the big questions, but they still have to put food on their table.

Lots of research seems to be being done, as it should be, but I haven't seen any world shattering breakthrough's yet.
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Message 1847049 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 16:39:30 UTC - in response to Message 1847040.  

Lots of research seems to be being done, as it should be, but I haven't seen any world shattering breakthrough's yet.

Chris did you miss the Ligo gravity wave? That was a breakthrough IMO.
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Message 1847055 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 16:55:37 UTC - in response to Message 1847049.  

Yes of course I read about it. So what? Is it going to cure cancer? Going to take us to the stars? Stop wars? Eradicate poverty? Reverse global warming? Save endangered species? Deliver colonies on Mars?

In which case I'm not interested. The human race doesn't need to understand the universe just for its own sake, if it can't derive any practical benefit from that knowledge.
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Message 1847056 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 17:02:55 UTC

Oh, my. And here I thought I was the Grumpy Old Man :-)
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Message 1847064 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 17:38:23 UTC - in response to Message 1847056.  

Not at all grumpy, perhaps more guts to say what a lot of people are just thinking!!
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Message 1847131 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 23:07:45 UTC

Well. Some scientific research can be very funny.
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Message 1847136 - Posted: 6 Feb 2017, 23:34:34 UTC - in response to Message 1847055.  

Chris methinks understanding gravity could very well be useful in interstellar transportation.
Your slamming abstract science if applied retroactively would preclude semiconductors. You never know what a new discovery will lead to.
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Message 1847167 - Posted: 7 Feb 2017, 2:32:36 UTC - in response to Message 1847055.  

Yes of course I read about it. So what? Is it going to cure cancer? Going to take us to the stars? Stop wars? Eradicate poverty? Reverse global warming? Save endangered species? Deliver colonies on Mars?

In which case I'm not interested.

What a colossal waste of your time this project must be to you then.
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Message 1847194 - Posted: 7 Feb 2017, 7:47:44 UTC
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@The Waif - Not at all. Think of it this way, rather than wasting billions and billions of dollars on scientific research to try to understand the universe, perhaps we might be better off looking for others out there that already have that knowledge, and in the meantime use all that scientific effort here on earth to solve our more immediate problems.

@Betreger - We simply don't know that any form of gravity would aid interstellar transportation, some think it might, some think it wouldn't. In any case travel to the stars will depend more upon exceeding the speed of light than anything else, which I doubt gravity would help in. Our nearest star is 4 LY away, even at light speed that is an 8 year return journey, Not practical for galaxy wide exploration. All the while Mr Einstein's rules hold sway, we are stuck on this little rock in space. Solving how black holes behave thousands of LY away and ripples in spacetime ain't gonna help mankind one little bit is it!

The first semiconductors were the 1904 Cat's-whiskers, a primitive semiconductor diode used in early radio receivers. Developments in quantum physics in turn gave the transistor in 1947 and the integrated circuit in 1958. I think most people would agree that Quantum physics is pretty much an abstract science, but you are correct that it did produce the forerunners to modern electronics.

It's all true!
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Message 1847201 - Posted: 7 Feb 2017, 9:27:50 UTC
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Quantum physics could give us a quantum computer. Federico Faggin, who built the first microprocessor, MCS4, the granddaddy of all Intel and AMD microprocessors, says that quantum computers are the future of information technology. I still have a copy of an Intel 8080 Microcomputer Systems user manual, dated September 1975. The computer is not listed as aon application of it. Applications listed are Intelligent terminals, Gaming machines, Cash registers, Accounting and billing machines, Telephone switching control, Numerically controlled machines and Process control.
Intel at that time was making money selling 16 Kbit memory units to mainframe manufacturers and did not want to irk them. The term "microprocessor" is not used in that manual.
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