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2015-02-10 9:52:49 AM  
I love this thread so much.
 
2015-02-10 9:57:57 AM  

chubby muppet: [img.fark.net image 245x206]


That will probably be the funniest thing I'll see all day.  Thanks.
 
2015-02-10 9:59:14 AM  
.siht si os looc.
 
2015-02-10 10:01:46 AM  
Does it bug anyone else when mainstream news articles about quantum mechanics try to apply rules in the quantum world to human experience terms? It really really annoys me.
 
2015-02-10 10:01:51 AM  
This thread is blowing my mind... Some of you farkers seem to actually be time travelling.

I am so confused!
 
2015-02-10 10:04:50 AM  
Prof Murch: Time can run backwards?

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"We wanted to see if you had the ability to expand your mind and your horizons. And for one brief moment, you did."
 
2015-02-10 10:08:40 AM  
Am I the only person here getting tried of links that are repeats from next week?  Come on mods!
 
2015-02-10 10:08:41 AM  
I am emotionally tepid about this thread.  But, if you read my post hard enough, I might like this thread more...or less.  Come back to me an hour ago, I'll let you know.  But, you already knew that, didn't you?  WAIT!  Don't answer that.  I already know what you said.  The cat is dead.  LONG LIVED THE CAT.
 
2015-02-10 10:10:20 AM  
I love when Fark starts farking with things.
 
2015-02-10 10:12:21 AM  
I will post this with a better headline.
 
2015-02-10 10:16:02 AM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: submtted ths wth a better headlne tomorrow.


Already shook tiny fist at you.
 
2015-02-10 10:16:37 AM  
FTA-"If this proves true, it could mean that we're doing now has been influenced by the decision made by a future version of us, the study claims"

Wait till I get ahold of that son of a biatch!
 
2015-02-10 10:16:53 AM  

wingnut396: Am I the only person here getting tried of links that are repeats from next week?  Come on mods!


Admins are responsible for pre-peats.  Moderators are here to punish thought crime.
 
2015-02-10 10:18:28 AM  
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2015-02-10 10:21:41 AM  
This doesn't look like it has anything to do with time travel, nor does it prove the existence of time (as defined by the physical persistence of past and future states of the universe in parallel to the current one).

And the theory that quantum particles exist as probabilities until they are required to actualize a state isn't anything new.  What is new is that the article seems to be arguing that human expectation of what that actualized state should be influences the state selected.

Which may or may not be true; could be all they've proved is that they are bad at statistics.
 
2015-02-10 10:21:52 AM  
Since this has NEVER been posted before, ever, as of submitting this 200 years ago:

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2015-02-10 10:25:51 AM  

KingKauff: FourDirections: ytiralugnis eht hcaer lliw ydaerla evah ew dna emit gnol a rof no gniog neeb sah sihT

In a thousand years, Gandahar was destroyed, and and all its people massacred. A thousand years ago, Gandahar will be saved, and what can't be avoided will be.


Nice.
 
2015-02-10 10:25:53 AM  
So Achilles and a Tortoise race into a bar. The Tortoise orders drinks, one for itself and one for Achilles. When the bartender asks why it's ordering for Achiless, the Tortoise replies: "He'll tell you when he gets here!"

So yeah, I'm looking forward to when the modern 'paradoxes' of QM are explicable by reference to middle-school math like integral calculus.
 
2015-02-10 10:28:12 AM  
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2015-02-10 10:30:30 AM  

wingnut396: Am I the only person here getting tried of links that are repeats from next week?  Come on mods!


Not our fault. The admins that green the links and the mods that let us know about repeats are on totally different timelines until Thursday because Drew is still hung over from next week.
 
2015-02-10 10:32:20 AM  
this.
 
2015-02-10 10:33:07 AM  
hurts from
 
2015-02-10 10:34:02 AM  
My head hurts
 
2015-02-10 10:35:47 AM  

phyrkrakr: PhysNow has a good article: In the Feb. 13 issue of Physical Review Letters


Match, Set, Game, eggheads.
 
2015-02-10 10:36:04 AM  
You are not moving through time.  Time is moving through you.
 
2015-02-10 10:39:04 AM  
Looks like the Modmins are having fun with the submission time stamps.

Wait, this thread DOESN'T EVEN EXIST YET!
 
2015-02-10 10:42:25 AM  
James P Hogan wrote about this in the 70's, I think in The Genesis Machine.  Basically, as soon as you send something back in time, all future universes disappear.  This was natures way of preventing paradoxes.  The uncertainty principle still applies, and the altered past may not resemble the future you intend.  A good read.
 
2015-02-10 10:44:57 AM  
How I feel after reading TFA:
 
2015-02-10 10:45:16 AM  
Meme Scorboard Time!

Bill and Ted? Check
Classified ad with mullet dude? Check
Time cube? Check
Marty McFly? Check
Quantum Leap? Check
Star Trek? Che- what? you used Q instead of Joan Collins or humpback whales?  No points.
 
2015-02-10 10:47:05 AM  
Me after reading TFA:
 
2015-02-10 10:47:23 AM  

rlandrum: James P Hogan wrote about this in the 70's, I think in The Genesis Machine.  Basically, as soon as you send something back in time, all future universes disappear.  This was natures way of preventing paradoxes.  The uncertainty principle still applies, and the altered past may not resemble the future you intend.  A good read.


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2015-02-10 10:48:26 AM  
Me after reading TFA:
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2015-02-10 10:49:33 AM  
IANAQP, but ignoring the Daily Mail hyperbole and focusing on the scant quotes or paraphrasing of quotes from the scientist herself, what I gather is...

Classical World:  You can't find your car keys at 8:00, but find them in the kitchen at 8:15.  Therefore they were in the kitchen at 8:00.

Quantum World: You can't find your quantum car keys at 8:00, but find them in the quantum kitchen at 8:15.  Therefore there is a 90% chance they were in the quantum kitchen at 8:00.

I'm not really getting a "now we can manipulate the past" sort of vibe off of this.
 
2015-02-10 10:49:54 AM  
Alert the Chrono-Guard
 
2015-02-10 10:50:47 AM  
I was going to submit this in a few decades but I came back instead to direct a Nationwide Commercial featuring my young dad...
 
2015-02-10 10:51:22 AM  
... and there you have it, folks.  Sir Charles Ross's 'Tau Waves', as described in 'Thrice Upon A Time', by James P. Hogan.
 
2015-02-10 10:58:12 AM  

slorge: physt: It worked!

I'm going to change my user name to physt and then go back in time and post on Fark!!


i will laugh at this
 
2015-02-10 11:15:14 AM  

rlandrum: James P Hogan wrote about this in the 70's, I think in The Genesis Machine.  Basically, as soon as you send something back in time, all future universes disappear.  This was natures way of preventing paradoxes.  The uncertainty principle still applies, and the altered past may not resemble the future you intend.  A good read.


When I first glanced at this I thought you said that Hulk Hogan wrote about.
But then I realized that maybe Hulk Hogan invented the time machine so he could have a more lucrative career as pro wrestler than a physicist.
 
2015-02-10 11:16:00 AM  
Interesting - I think we should hold a time travellers convention to discuss the finer details. How does last week suit you guys?
 
2015-02-10 11:23:02 AM  
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2015-02-10 11:24:00 AM  
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I understand all this quantum physical time-based atom stuff and state changing shenanigans.
I thought I will watched that film soon. The first time I saw it tomorrow.
 
2015-02-10 11:26:10 AM  
unimpressed
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2015-02-10 11:30:36 AM  
***TIME SHIFTING-LIKE TYPING DETECTED***
 
2015-02-10 11:31:14 AM  
The hard part to believe in this article is not that time can run backwards. It's that the particle somehow changes based on what you think of it. As if your mind is sending some type of psychic energy which affects the particle.

It seems more likely to me that there is just a logical error driving this conclusion and the discrepancy in accuracies. from 50/50 to 90/10
 
2015-02-10 11:34:15 AM  
Schrodinger's cat walks into a bar, and doesn't.

/old hack joke is old and hack, but thankfully it's still funny in 2035
 
2015-02-10 11:47:26 AM  
Gah! Infinity loop thread! Future fark was drunk.
 
2015-02-10 11:48:08 AM  
I'd settle for an Undo button in life
 
2015-02-10 11:51:15 AM  

Cybernetic: Is someone going to post the winning Powerball numbers for tomorrow? I know one of you bastards has them.


4, 7, 19, 32, 33 and the Power ball is √-1
 
2015-02-10 11:51:34 AM  
We're standing still. Time, which has already happened, is moving backwards past us, giving us the illusion that we are moving forward through it.
 
2015-02-10 12:02:40 PM  

markie_farkie: Since this has NEVER been posted before, ever, as of submitting this 200 years ago:

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