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2015-02-10 9:01:18 AM  
24 votes:
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2015-02-10 10:30:30 AM  
11 votes:

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 9:15:44 AM  
10 votes:
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2015-02-10 10:48:26 AM  
8 votes:
Me after reading TFA:
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2015-02-10 9:27:25 AM  
8 votes:
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2015-02-10 9:40:43 AM  
6 votes:
I'm going to see if I can time travel in fark thread. Hang on...
 
2015-02-10 9:20:17 AM  
6 votes:
wat

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2015-02-10 9:12:33 AM  
5 votes:
Is this a repeat?
 
2015-02-09 9:08:40 PM  
5 votes:

Gyro the Greek Sandwich Pirate: As published in the noted scientific journal The Daily Mail.


In the future, it's highly regarded, particularly the scientist profiles they publish on page 3.
 
2015-02-10 2:24:59 PM  
4 votes:
FTAThe quantum state was detected by putting a circuit inside a microwave box.
A few microwave photons - or particles of light - were sent into the box, where their quantum fields interacted with the circuit.
When the photons exited the box they had information about the quantum system.


Photo of the box:
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2015-02-10 9:15:16 AM  
4 votes:
Scientists probed the quantum mechanical properties of single particles
The particles don't have a fixed state until they are observed by scientist
Study found knowing future outcome of particle also changes initial state
They believe particles change their state due to scientist's knowledge
This suggests that time could runs both backwards and forwards
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

 

I see no reason to believe this was somehow wildly misunderstood or misreported by the Daily Mail.
 
2015-02-10 12:36:22 PM  
3 votes:
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To respond to my question from twelve minutes left.
 
2015-02-10 10:08:40 AM  
3 votes:
Am I the only person here getting tried of links that are repeats from next week?  Come on mods!
 
2015-02-10 9:20:26 AM  
3 votes:
I think reading this article just now is the cause of all that time I spent getting high in college twenty years ago.
 
2015-02-11 6:06:29 AM  
2 votes:

craigzy: how come nobody gives a shiat about the multiverse and dark matter?


Well, If you don't dark mind, it doesn't dark mater.
 
2015-02-10 12:37:07 PM  
2 votes:
Time Prophet says...
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...It has happened before, it will happen again.
 
2015-02-10 11:51:15 AM  
2 votes:

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 11:26:10 AM  
2 votes:
unimpressed
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2015-02-10 10:47:23 AM  
2 votes:

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 10:04:50 AM  
2 votes:
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 9:44:41 AM  
2 votes:
submtted ths wth a better headlne tomorrow.
 
2015-02-10 9:34:03 AM  
2 votes:
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2015-02-10 9:24:59 AM  
2 votes:
Heck, just fly into a wormhole and grab the chicken puppet.
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2015-02-10 9:15:44 AM  
2 votes:
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Flobadob, blib blob bleeb.
 
2015-02-10 9:12:45 AM  
2 votes:
Boobies!
 
2015-02-10 8:23:54 AM  
2 votes:
Will quantum physics rip off pensioners?
 
2015-02-11 10:32:25 AM  
1 vote:
This might be my favorite thread ever. We'll see.
 
2015-02-10 5:23:39 PM  
1 vote:

buttery_shame_cave: honestly, the really tough part about time travel will be sorting out the proper grammar, especially when you've run into yourself.


I'm going with it. Marty and Doc  never had have had brought the time machine to 2015. That means 2015 Biff  could also not had have had brought the Almanac to 1955 Biff. Therefore, the timeline in which 1955 Biff gets the Almanac is also the timeline in which 1955 Biff never gets the Almanac and not just never gets:  never have, never hasn't, never had have hasn't.
 
2015-02-10 12:02:40 PM  
1 vote:

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

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2015-02-10 10:50:47 AM  
1 vote:
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 10:49:54 AM  
1 vote:
Alert the Chrono-Guard
 
2015-02-10 10:28:12 AM  
1 vote:
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2015-02-10 10:21:52 AM  
1 vote:
Since this has NEVER been posted before, ever, as of submitting this 200 years ago:

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2015-02-10 9:52:35 AM  
1 vote:

phyrkrakr: So, Daily Mail is science fail, let's see what they're actually blathering on about. Ah, here we go.

PhysNow has a good article: In the Feb. 13 issue of Physical Review Letters, Kater Murch describes a way to narrow the odds. By combining information about a quantum system's evolution after a target time with information about its evolution up to that time, his lab was able to narrow the odds of correctly guessing the state of the two-state system from 50-50 to 90-10.

Basically, this guy takes weak measurements of a qubit, takes a strong measurement but doesn't look at it, then takes weak measurements after the strong measurement, and could predict the results of the strong measurement 90% of the time. It's like a card trick where the magician shuffles the deck, has you draw a card and put it back in the deck without him looking, then shuffles again and says "Is that your card?" Except in this case, the card is the quantum state of a qubit, and the magician is a physicist who gets it right 90% of the time.
Pretty impressive, but nobody's in any danger of violating IATT Bulletin 1147 any time soon.


So there's no possibility I will ever be able to tell my younger self not to marry my ex?
 
2015-02-10 9:47:54 AM  
1 vote:
Don't worry guys. This picture will explain everything.
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2015-02-10 9:46:34 AM  
1 vote:
So, Daily Mail is science fail, let's see what they're actually blathering on about. Ah, here we go.

PhysNow has a good article: In the Feb. 13 issue of Physical Review Letters, Kater Murch describes a way to narrow the odds. By combining information about a quantum system's evolution after a target time with information about its evolution up to that time, his lab was able to narrow the odds of correctly guessing the state of the two-state system from 50-50 to 90-10.

Basically, this guy takes weak measurements of a qubit, takes a strong measurement but doesn't look at it, then takes weak measurements after the strong measurement, and could predict the results of the strong measurement 90% of the time. It's like a card trick where the magician shuffles the deck, has you draw a card and put it back in the deck without him looking, then shuffles again and says "Is that your card?" Except in this case, the card is the quantum state of a qubit, and the magician is a physicist who gets it right 90% of the time.
Pretty impressive, but nobody's in any danger of violating IATT Bulletin 1147 any time soon.
 
2015-02-10 9:44:23 AM  
1 vote:
Ha! perfect opportunity to re-post my transcription of a song:

Back in yonder's world

Standing like old sentinels of some long and bygone war,
a gateway of cedar trees from home leads afar.
They say the clocks run backward,
time's banners, they stand furled.
And yesterday's tomorrow,
Back in Yonder's world.

As I awoke one morning in a ditch beside the way,
Drowned in demonic dreams and the wine of yesterday.
Thinking on my wasted life did my spirit go,
when a team of horses I did spy comin' over the road.
"Where are you travelin' sir?" I did inquire.
"Where is your wagon bound, and are you for hire?"
"Your clothes are all ragged, your shoes they are worn.
Why do you gaze on me with amusement and scorn?"
"I've traveled through the swamps my boy, and the mountains rusty red.
Up and across the great high plains my journey it has led.
Turn yourself around my boy, in the strength of your youth.
Set not upon the road of lies, but the pathway of truth."
[Guitar solo]
"We meet upon this rutted road in the grey light of day.
I'm traveling up and across the fields, you're going the wrong way."
Then speaking to his horses and lifting up the reins,
He drove between the twisted trees with a jingling of the chains.
To the summit of that grassy hill so swiftly I did go,
and gazed across the raged brush to the dusty road below.
The wagon and the tired old man nowhere could I see,
and I wondered if his yonder's world was called "Eternity".

Standing like old sentinels of some long and bygone war,
a gateway of cedar trees from home leads afar.
They say the clocks run backward,
time's banners, they stand furled.
And yesterday's tomorrow,
Back in Yonder's world.

Yes, the clocks they all run backward,
Time's banners, they stand furled.
And a man might live forever,
back in Yonder's world.


/reposted from an old fark thread as other transcriptions don't seem to exist.
 
2015-02-10 9:41:49 AM  
1 vote:
Death comes to all who wait.
 
2015-02-10 9:35:41 AM  
1 vote:

physt: It worked!


I'm going to change my user name to physt and then go back in time and post on Fark!!
 
2015-02-10 9:31:32 AM  
1 vote:
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Not for everyone.
 
2015-02-10 9:31:25 AM  
1 vote:
It worked!

 
2015-02-10 9:30:55 AM  
1 vote:
Boobies!
 
2015-02-10 9:15:54 AM  
1 vote:
Boobies
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2015-02-10 9:08:39 AM  
1 vote:
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2015-02-10 9:05:25 AM  
1 vote:
As published in the noted scientific journal The Daily Mail.
 
2015-02-10 8:35:54 AM  
1 vote:
I am so glad I took Quantum Mechanics 30 years ago...when it still sort of, almost made sense. But I guess not understanding it now means I didn't know it then, or maybe I did.
 
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