Expansion of the Universe or Shrinking of the Atoms?!
edited: Monday, September 10, 2007
By NICOLAE MAZILU
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Posted: Monday, September 10, 2007
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There is Microcosm the world of atoms and particles, and there is Macrocosm the world accessible to human senses. If they are somehow analogous, this analogy is selective, so to speak. As far as the structural analogy is taken into consideration, the equivalent of an atom is not the Solar System as one might believe, but the Galaxy. The main argument for this analogy is based upon the isotropy of the matter in space. Now, based on Galaxies we infer that the Universe is in expansion. This phenomenon is exhibited by the properties of light received from the Universe at large compared with the properties of the local light. As the light transcends between Macrocosm and Microcosm, there are arguments according to which the change in the properties of light might not be an indication of expansion of the Universe, but an indication of shrinking of the atoms. We find them quite correct.
Starting with Newtonian Dynamics, the Physics became gradually dominated by the idea that properties of matter extend indefinitely in space. The Modern Physics still has remnants of that conception, in spite of sometimes explicit denial of the fact. When it comes to checking the truth of that assertion, it is easier to check directionally, for Mans capability of displacement in space is very limited.
Inasmuch as the space properties relate to the matter filling the space, the Physics of space is similar to Cosmology, and from Cosmology we can borrow one or two ideas regarding isotropy, the notion coming frontward whenever we discuss the matter in relation to space. It turns out that, from cosmological point of view, the usual perception of isotropy, as invariance of properties of matter to action of rotations in space, is not sufficient.
In Cosmology we face the idea that something is missing in the general picture about isotropy, and different reformulations of the conditions defining this general property for the needs of Cosmology show clearly what this something is: the scale of contemplation of the Universe. Indeed, cosmologically the isotropy of the Universe is related to the scale we look at it: obviously even for the naked eye the internal galactic space is not isotropic with respect to distribution of matter.
The primary drawback of the human condition is that most of the time we cannot talk about isotropy but at a scale where the Universe is, at least to a certain degree, a figment of our imagination, for instance at extragalactic or atomic level, to take only the two extreme examples. Thus, the judgments about the isotropy of space are marked by all kinds of uncertainties. Our idea of isotropy comes usually from our perception of the extragalactic level. Rarely can one see debates as to the isotropy of Universe based upon microscopic, atomic level, considerations. But are such arguments to be taken into consideration?
Our opinion is that, indeed, they are! This opinion is based on the observation that the light the carrier of information about the Universe at large transcends between Microcosm and Macrocosm. Thus, we claim that it carries information about Galaxies. We extract this information locally, based on the microscopic phenomena triggered by the light that, we claim, comes from the points towards which we aim with our telescopes. It is then only natural to accept that the elementary receiver of light, the atom, might as well change its properties along time. If so, this process might appear as a change in the properties of the light we receive, and therefore we might see as expansion of the Universe a phenomenon of evolution of the atoms.
Therefore there is some merit in theories that challenge the expansion of the Universe. Excluding those that tend to replace the isotropic expansion by some kind of anisotropic one, we are aware of only one of the theories taking into consideration the very dual nature of information contained in the light. This is the theory of Sambursky (Physical Reviews 1937, Vol. 52, pp. 335 338). Sambursky sees the expansion of the Universe dynamically, arguing theoretically that "the dynamics of expansion are transferred into the dimensions of atomistic phenomena where expansion appears as its reverse shrinkage" (l.c. p. 335). Leaving aside the intricate theory, involving the long-term variation of the Planck constant, we consider this theory as entirely feasible, based on the dual nature of light: it carries information about the Macrocosm, but this information can only be extracted through microscopic processes.
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|Reviewed by Guristu Gusa Dulce (Reader)
|At the risk of getting my membership revoked, I will say this to the one that calls himself "TRASK":
First learn how to read & write. Mr. Mazilu holds a Master's degree and two Ph.Ds and he is a published author in many of the world's most estemed scientific periodicals, in at least three or four languages. If you were really interested in scientific fact, I'm sure you would have found him in literature.
Second, this kind of idea is not -- cannot be -- for 9 out of 10 people, not even for 9 out of 100. If there is one out there in one millon that understands, that's enough for humanity. So don't worry if you don't understand, and stick to your copyrights.
I was enjoying reading Mr. Mazilu's text and then I had to read your "review." Come on now. Science is not a politically correct society: if you can't even write you can not claim anything.
So, leave us with our things and you go do your own. I hear there is a SF movie that just came out. See if they haven't stollen your copyrighted line. Maybe you can get "credit for the write" by suing them. That's about as much as you can do.
Sorry for the tone, but someone must speak out against public annoyance.
|Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
|Quite Interesting,i.e. 9 Out Of 10 People A D Or Even Readers Wouldn't Even Have Clue What You're Talking Writing About!
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