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Re: [OT] A prediction.

by morgon (Priest)
on Apr 07, 2016 at 23:16 UTC ( #1159851=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to [OT] A prediction.

Why should it be accelerating and not -say- oscillate in some range?

And why stop with the speed of light?

Why not claim that none of the fundamental constants of nature are in fact constant over time?

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Re^2: [OT] A prediction.
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Apr 25, 2019 at 21:06 UTC
Re^2: [OT] A prediction.
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Apr 07, 2016 at 23:19 UTC
    Why not claim

    I didn't claim anything.

      Yes, you did claim, in big bold letters, that "The speed of light is not constant! It is, in fact, accelerating ...".

      But the articles you refer to say that the speed of light may not be constant.

      These are two entirely different ways of stating things.

      If you had said that "it may not be constant", I would have been an agreement with you. Yes, maybe it is not constant, after all. But you said that speed of light is not constant and presented that as a fact. I can't agree with that formulation, because this is just a theory which has not been established as a fact so far. But, having said that, it is definitely an interesting question and an interesting debate.

        Yes, you did claim, in big bold letters

        No. I did not "claim" anything.

        I predicted that the assertion, by many others, would be proven correct.


        With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
        Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
        "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". I knew I was on the right track :)
        In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

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