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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Re: Quantum Mechanics
On Mon, 27 May 1996, Eyvind W Bernhardsen wrote:

> On Mon, 27 May 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:
> > On Sun, 26 May 1996, Eyvind W Bernhardsen wrote:
> > Space can curve (a gravity well), and light follows a straight path in
> > curved space. Therefore what ?
> Therefore, I decided I couldn't be bothered to look this up, and bailed on
> the thread. Unfortunately, C-x k RET doesn't work quite as well in Pine
> as it does in Emacs.

Nope C-x (or ^X ;) sends the mail in pine, you wanted C-c (or ^C), to
cancel it, or C-o (or ^O) to postpone.

> Anyway, since I've started, I may as well finish;
> since there would be a path around the force field that would be shorter
> than the path through the force field, light would take that (curved) path
> as opposed to the straight one.

Nope, it'll take both paths, it won't take one OR the other, it does
BOTH, it doesn't make subjective choices like which way is shorter from
here to there. In fact quanta take both paths

> Or, to put it another way, space would
> curve around the force field. 'course, I haven't been paying much
> attention to this thread, so who am I to say anything? :)

not force field (tho it is), gravity field (gravity well ?).

> Eyvind Bernhardsen
PGP key pass phrase forgotten, \ Overload -- core meltdown sequence
again :( | initiated.
/ This space is intentionally left
| blank, apart from this text ;-)

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