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Particles Are Not Continious In Space

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Posted by Richard Ruquist on March 21, 2002 23:45:52 UTC

In the particle-only paradigm of physics, particles exist as points of essentially zero volume. They can be given size because of the virtual particles that they may stimulate. But the virtual particles have zero volume as well.

Now remember that the particle-only approach is behind Feymann's QED and therefore also the basis of the standard model, which is for now the final word in theoretical physics.

So in this theory, space is essentially empty. Nothing is continuous in space. Everything is descrete and pointlike.

So you are right to say that that is 'no such thing as anything that is continuous in space' in the current theory of force and matter. Even force is descrete, being composed of pointlike bosons. However, from your text it is apparent that you really did not know what you were saying.

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