[LMB] Politics??? Or the nature of reality?

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Nov 2 03:03:53 GMT 2018


On Tue, 9 Oct 2018 12:32:37 -0400, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com>
wrote:

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>> On Oct 8, 2018, at 10:23 PM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
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>> Scientific truths change but are not overthrown. Just because it breaks down at the quantum level Newton’s laws still work on the macro level. 
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>> Sent from my iPhone
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>But for navigational by satellite there have to be corrections because of the difference of the time between the satellite and the ground. So differences do crop up.

Newton's laws break down completely at the quantum level, but also
diverge from measurement at relativistic velocities.  The corrections
for GPS are relativistic ones.

Newton is good enough to put a man on the moon, but not on the highway.
:)
-- 
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was
once eccentric.  - Bertrand Russell


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