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To: PreciousLiberty

Question... Does the numerator on the right hand side have anything to do with Avogadro's number?

 

In the extremely distant future, if the expanding universe theory is correct,

Personally, I really hope heat death is not the ultimate fate of the universe. It would kind of make this whole enterprise a rather large waste of time.

24 posted on 06/04/2012 2:09:00 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: zeugma
"Question... Does the numerator on the right hand side have anything to do with Avogadro's number?"

The same thought crossed my mind, but Avogadro's number is dimensionless, so I think it's just a coincidence.

"Personally, I really hope heat death is not the ultimate fate of the universe. It would kind of make this whole enterprise a rather large waste of time."

I suppose it is what it is. On any human timescale it's rather meaningless really.

On the other hand, if the multiverse exists as posited in recent physics, I suspect it encompasses every possibility. Not only of every possible universe based on our set of physical laws, such as a universe for every grain of sand on the beach being a different color (or shape, or size, or composition) but every other possibility you can imagine, including oscillating universes and steady-state universes. Then, there would be the universes that don't follow our exact set of physical laws, for every permutation you can imagine (F=ma/3, F=ma/pi, d=(1/2)vt, gravity being proportional to the cube of distance etc.).

Just imagine, in a high-order infinite number of those universes, Barack 0bama wasn't elected President in 2008! :-)

I believe that concept of universes would entail the highest possible order of mathematical infinity, Aleph Infinity. I find the concept satisfying in that it would fulfill every possible concept of physical symmetry, something our particular universe doesn't do, for instance in the department of matter/antimatter quantitative asymmetry.

It sort of brings a new perspective of omniscience and omnipotence, eh? :-)

27 posted on 06/04/2012 6:34:55 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty (Pray for America!!!)
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