Skip to comments.Large Hadron Collider could be world’s first time machine
Posted on 03/15/2011 4:20:55 PM PDT by decimon
If the latest theory of Tom Weiler and Chui Man Ho is right, the Large Hadron Collider the worlds largest atom smasher that started regular operation last year could be the first machine capable of causing matter to travel backwards in time.
Our theory is a long shot, admitted Weiler, who is a physics professor at Vanderbilt University, but it doesnt violate any laws of physics or experimental constraints.
One of the major goals of the collider is to find the elusive Higgs boson: the particle that physicists invoke to explain why particles like protons, neutrons and electrons have mass. If the collider succeeds in producing the Higgs boson, some scientists predict that it will create a second particle, called the Higgs singlet, at the same time.
According to Weiler and Hos theory, these singlets should have the ability to jump into an extra, fifth dimension where they can move either forward or backward in time and reappear in the future or past.
One of the attractive things about this approach to time travel is that it avoids all the big paradoxes, Weiler said. Because time travel is limited to these special particles, it is not possible for a man to travel back in time and murder one of his parents before he himself is born, for example. However, if scientists could control the production of Higgs singlets, they might be able to send messages to the past or future.
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Before you start ping.
Can they set it for about two weeks ago?
If this is true...can we go back and tell Sonewall to stay out of the woods...were going to need him in PA
I traveled in time, just a couple of days ago.
Saturday night I went to bed, and Sunday when I woke up, I had to reset the clocks because I lost an hour of time. Apparently, this happens twice a year. I guess the machine is only powerful enough to go an hour either way.
Send A message back to around 1787. Tell George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson.
Add to Constitution:
If a man called Obama ever comes along. He cannot be President.
Long, long time ago, there was this big explosion.
Gravity pulled these remnants of the explosion into
a ball. Over time had these acids pooled
on the ball. Lightning struck the pool of acid.
Life was created. A single cell amoeba became man.
Man makes a collider splits subatomic particles into
Higg singlets which jump forward into time before
the big explosion and stops it. So all this never
happened, so I never wrote this.
Is there any chance we can tell the bosons to tell the morons not to vote for Obama?
Unfortunately the name always makes me think of gay jousting.
I’m curious: What’s the speculation about the Fifth Dimension?
Here are the dimensions, as I understand them
1) Width (right to left)
2) Height (top to bottom)
3) Depth (forwards to back)
4) Time (yesterday to tomorrow)
What happens after that?
I’m ignorant. But I have a pet theory: Energy v. Mass, The Big Bang, or “In the Beginning, G-d created”
It's McCoo coo. Other than that, I know nothing.
IM with you. I had money in the bank back then.
How is that bad boy doing?
I know they had an early problem and saw the repair on “World’s Toughest Fixes”.
Looks like an impressive piece of engrg & construction.
Haven’t heard much lately.
If travel to the past is possible, then a fixed future from which to travel is necessary.
They’d shut that thing down in a heartbeat if they realized they were proving predestination.
if we will be able to go back in time then why didn’t anyone from the future build one so that they could say Hi to us?
Large Hadron Rap
After the iPad what is there to invent? Seriously. If anyone invents a time machine (it’s about time somebody did) it’ll be Apple.
And could someone please tell me why we pulled the plug on our own SUPER COLLIDER in Texas?
Billions were spent, it was 7/10ths the way built. It offered hope and promises that only forward thinking people could ever understand!
And it was either Bushie 1 (rhino extraordinaire,) or Bubba, that put a stop to it. (Sorry, I just can’t remember.)
Methinks that if the true story be known, there was a whole lot more there than meets the eye.
But then again, I’m an old Bircher. I still have my little Blue Book. The one that I got ridiculed for. “Where’s your tin foil hat?”
Now I watch Beck, and Hannity and even Rush, proclaim that “Hey, we FOUND a commie under your bed!” Well freakin surprise, surprise A$$hats!!
Read the little blue book. These modern days “visionaries” now know what we did so many years ago. There really was a conspiracy, it really did (does) exist. It really WAS meant to destroy the Republic. (sigh)
Well, no sh!t Sherlock, you’re only 30 years tooooo late and about 14 trillion toooo short.
I must apologize. It’s coming into April, the month that we bugged out on a stalwart ally, millions of people died. Despite what John Effin Currysouce and Janie Porn Queen Fondle said wouldn’t happen.
Where Temporal is Jobs 1.
The wind died down.
Im curious: Whats the speculation about the Fifth Dimension?
Also, look up tesseract. It might help visualizing extra dimensions
Nice ! LOL
“”...the worlds largest atom smasher that started regular operation last year could be the first machine capable of causing matter to travel backwards in time.”
THAT would be the government subsidized train system we know as Amtrack.
“And could someone please tell me why we pulled the plug on our own SUPER COLLIDER in Texas?”
Home Depot bought the Super Collider tunnel and chopped it up to sell as post holes...
It was killed in 1993 by Congress. A few buildings were constructed, but nowhere near 7/10ths built.
I’ll bet you’re right on the money with that one! Some chicken farmer or mushroom grower bought those tunnels for about five pennies on the dollar.
Who knows? Maybe that’s where the next crop of “medical maryjane” is gonna come from!
Where people sleeping near a certain place all have the same dream, and it turns out it is a message from the future telling them not to open some thing because it will release the son of the devil...
There’s no future in time travel.
I thought they broke up.
WTF? This still could violate causality. Or am I missing something?
It would have ended the same, just taken longer.
The higher physical dimensions are compressed inside the three you can perceive. That’s what they say. Sort of like being behind the mirror in Alice in Wonderland.
Here's what Wikipedia has to say about it:
It takes a lot of optimism to believe that the LHC will even *find* the Higgs — earlier work in the labs that (I believe) are now shut down (the LHC is the only ticket, when it finally works) showed that it probably doesn’t exist. Of course, given the way those Nobel-whores behave, anything they find that doesn’t meet the criteria will still be paraded out as the one, the only, Higgs Boson — sure, it won’t have the right energy etc etc, but it’ll still be the Higgs Boson. :’)
Naw, they moved to Colorado to wait for the Age of Aquarius to crank up, man.
I think retiring head of Lockheed Skunk Works indicated we’ve had some sort of at least viewing capacity vis a vis time machine sorts of things a lot longer than the collider’s been around.
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