pat at mamalala.org
Sat Nov 17 00:30:50 CET 2007
Patrice Colet a écrit :
> Mathieu Bouchard a écrit :
>> On Thu, 15 Nov 2007, Ypatios Grigoriadis wrote:
>>> If i may now borrow the theory and terminus Arrow of time by Arthur
>>> Eddington, according to which time is the fourth dimension in space,
>> Afaik, Arthur Eddington made the first English translation of
>> Einstein. This is probably what got him in that 4th dimension thing,
>> or perhaps it was the other way around (that he had thought of a 4th
>> dimension concept and sought in Einstein's work a confirmation of it).
>> I don't really know.
>> Anyway: in some way, the past is equally hard to "postdict" as the
>> future is hard to predict, but it depends on what one looks for. We
>> are used to think of the past using what remains from it, but almost
>> every event of the past is virtually unreachable due to having been
>> blurred beyond repair. For any set of things you observe, everything
>> else is left unobserved. The attention span of observers is tiny
>> compared to what could become relevant to the observers later.
> I'm very happy to read anything else than space-time gibbering, thanks.
gibbering = drivel, sorry for bad translation.
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