Thermodynamic Quantities: Defining Observations

In my hand, I have a can of Coke that is 16 fluid ounces in one coordinate system and 473.18 mL in another. Is that scalar or not? Answer: No. This is where the need to define observation comes to face (nh). One thing about fluid measurement is that it doesn't correspond to any quantum …

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The Watson “i/j” Theory Part 1: Purpose of Theory, Implied Values of Diacritic Dots and Predictions

**DISCLAIMER: I haven't been blogging much, especially last month (April) since I spent the entire month working with a trial version of MATLAB. But anyways, in this blog post I'll be introducing an unorthodox approach to a mathematical theory that I've been working on for the past ten years. It's based on the values of …

Thinking Critically….

You know, growing up as a kid back in the '80s, it was cute to be a child and get excited whenever some "discovery" came about from the scientific community...but when I became an adult, I had to think critically about subject matter that was presented before me. If I can think critically, why can't …

Where Do You See Yourself In Science?

I ask this puzzling question due to the fact that we are now at the crossroads of "things scientific". No matter how wrong the climate change crowd apparently is, they are persistent with their paltry pseudoscience; adamantly standing by their low-level intransigence and quite frankly, I'm shocked that they've been allowed [permitted rather] by real …

“Alexander Hamilton? Nah, I’m Talking About Them Hamiltonians.” (Can You Translate The Time, Playa?)

**Disclaimer: Folks, it's my utmost and sincerest desire to dedicate this blog post to the National Society of  Black Physicists since they were nice enough to ignore the question I posed to them last year (2012) about whether or not a Hamiltonian can be in a "fixed state". Not only did they ignore the question, …

So, You Wanna Talk Technology…

Not all technological progress is beneficial from a standpoint of employment. If you want to examine something just look at the United States in the first fifty years in the 20th century. Most technology resulted in massive job losses that ultimately became a factor in the Great Depression. There was nowhere for the excess labor …

One Last Post For The Year Twenzay-Twelve On “Things Nuclear”

I haven't blogged much at all this month of December (with the exception of adding a new page to the blog for venture capitalists to gloss over). However, I figured I would close-out this year by re-iterating my stance on "things nuclear", especially since I'll be in attendance at ND2013. For those who are concerned …

The Drift Between Dichotomies And Realities

Metaphysics represents a menagerie of dichotomies. Dichotomies are suspicious beasts because we, as humans, think of reality as being more complex, and therefore, reducing to pairs of alternatives would be a case of oversimplifying. The key to unlocking this door of peculiarity lies in the fact that dichotomies are formed by mutual exclusion. An antithesis …

The Interpretation of a Theory

**This was originally "tweeted" on August 23rd, 2012** A theory is a formal description of nature (meaning, a mathematical frame set with a link to lab stuff) which can make predictions of observations. Verification of these predictions are made through the trials of experiments and comparing what the theory says about its outcomes and what …

Your Honor….What’s The Charge?

According to the way Heisenberg did it, in quantum mechanics, both the position and the momentum come out as probabilities whenever you perform a measurement. The math states that these two probability distributions are Fourier Transforms of each other. Oddly enough, there is a theorem of the Fourier Transforms [of each other] that says the …