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Posted by Tomislav Strelar/">Tomislav Strelar on September 12, 1998 10:57:30 UTC

: That is a very interesting theory about the pixel effect. I would have substituted "pixel" for "particle". However it is : true that an infinite number of points can exist between point "A" and point "B". Hypothetically lets imagine a : two-dimensional line one-meter long. We could cut this line in half, take the remaining portion of the line and cut : it in half, then take THAT remaining portion and cut it in half. It would take an infinite amount of steps if we were : to keep dividing the line in half. Now lets look at the space between the trains as if it were the line. We could : divide this space into an infinite amount of points. Now lets attribute a number to the space. If the distance : between the trains is 10 meters, obviously we can divide 10 an infinite number of times. Through how many : points must an object travel to reach its destination…. I dunno? :0)

First, thanks for supporting my theory. If we talk about Euclidian geometry than this would be true. Line could be divided into infinite number of fractions. But the propozitions of Euclidian geometry doesn't have to be true when a real life spacetime is involved (just like Einstein said). So if we disregard Euclidian geometry and say it is false for real spacetime, we just could set diferent axioms for it. We could say that there IS a finite number of steps object can move.

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