Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
|Re: Space Is 1-Dimensional.
Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Thed/">Thed on May 26, 1998 11:33:45 UTC
: Space is 1-Dimensional.
Space is not a one dimensional straight line, that is obvious every time you open your eyes.
: We can use 3-dimensional mathematics to draw it.
3 dimensions work fine in our restricted day to day view of things. Four dimensionsal spacetime work a lot better when dealing with higher gravities and speeds close to the speed of light.
: We dont know; How big is it?
This is of course very true. But we do know it is very, very big and at lest 12 billion years as the oldest stars are around 12 billion years old.
: Ww dont know; How form born?
It might be that we never can. Cosmology is beginning to get some answers though.
: We dont know; Why space, matter, form, beings.
Aso very true. But the trick is to setup theories and observations that can be used to test your ideas. Siply saying "this is true" without testing your ideas gets you no-where fast. The most difficlt thing you have to do when performing science is to accept that the Universe has its own rules and does not behave as expected. Trying to solve a problem with pre-conceived ideas will get you no-where.
: We dont know; What form atom has?
But we do. An atom is made of Protons and Neutrons with Electrons in orbitals. The nucleus is held together by the binding energy of the nucleus. Protons and neutrons are made of quarks and gluons. All these particles have been detected in particle accelerators. If we did not understand these basic ideas how are nuclear bombs and power stations made to work.
: How do we can say, space is?
Read Einsteins General theory of Relativity. Once you understand it you will realise that the Universe is actually a lot more peculiar than you could possibly imagine.
: This is scientific view.
What is the scientific view?
: That is the reason, why i ask; : What is basic off all.
The most basic of what though? There is no unitary thing that everything is made of, as far as we know. If there is it will be found, analysed and documented. When that happens I'll accept it. Before then I accept that everyhting is subject to change without notice as new data is found!
Science is about not deluding yourself - Carl Sagan.
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2021 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins