Quantum Fluctuations

Quantum twist could kill off the multiverse

A radical new view of quantum mechanics does away with an eternal “bubble” multiverse, and suggests how the “many worlds” multiverse will draw to a close

THE multiverse is dead, long live the multiverse. A radical new way of looking at quantum mechanics suggests that even the multiverse will come to an end.

A popular view of the multiverse says that our universe is just one of an ever-inflating multitude of discrete “bubble” universes. These bubbles are eternally budding off new universes even as individual universes age and die.

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What Happens When a Black Hole Runs Out of Fuel?

Black holes are one of natures most feared (and misunderstood) features, but like most other things, they have weaknesses and if something has a weakness, it can die.

That presents a question; Would exhausting a black hole’s fuel supply effectively kill it? Find out here; http://bit.ly/WK1Nw0

Image Credit: Mark A. Garlick

Evidence for Universe Inflation Theory May Lurk in New Data

At first, there was nothing — complete and utter emptiness. Zero energy and zero matter.

And then, out of this nothingness, the universe was born. Tiny, but extremely dense and packed with energy. And then, within a miniscule fraction of a second, it rapidly grew in size — inflated — by at least a factor of 10raised to the 25th power.

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Current theories posit that universe began at approximately 3:07 PM on February 7th, 1982 in the oven of DiStano’s Pizzeria on Martin Avenue in Queens, New York. This is an inherently difficult concept for most people to grasp, but, as physicist Eliza Wittmer points out, “if you think about it, is the big bang itself any easier to conceive on its own? Just pow, something from nothing? That makes no sense either.”

Wittmer explains the current thinking on how the universe was created billions of years after it already quite clearly existed, and why it began in a pizza oven. “Think about it this way, on a quantum level, time is not linear. It seems to us that the beginning of something should occur before events that occur at a later time, but if time is like a branch of tree, something resting on its outer end–say a very large bird–will have an effect on the base of the branch. It can even conceivably alter the branch itself, even though that portion of the branch affected existed well before its outer edge did.

‘Quantum theory suggests that if there ever was a moment of pure nothingness–that is if nothing existed at all, quantum fluctuations would basically cause the universe–the big bang–to pop into existence. We think this happened in the DiStano pizza oven in 1982, and then retroactively created the universe. The big bang began in 1982.”

But how did a moment of pure nothingness happen inside a pizza oven? “Well, that’s the question, ain’t it?” asks Wittmer. “My feeling is that the universe is actually a supremely elegant place, all of its chaos and decay notwithstanding. And DiStano’s makes a pretty goddamned elegant pie; crispy yet with a chewy body to it, delicate, sweet, rich, and immensely flavorful. It could be that on that afternoon in 1982, a pie so perfect was made that it basically shocked the universe out of existence for a fraction of a second. The hand of god stopped creation in awe of this perfect pizza pie. And then quantum fluctuations popped it back into existence–but looping backwards to the beginning, if you follow me.”

Wittmer admits that it’s a rough theory. “I don’t know, maybe I forgot to carry a one somewhere. We got some interns double-checking everything.”

Tricking the uncertainty principle

Caltech researchers have found a way to make measurements that go beyond the limits imposed by quantum physics.

Today, we are capable of measuring the position of an object with unprecedented accuracy, but quantum physics and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle place fundamental limits on our ability to measure. Noise that arises as a result of the quantum nature of the fields used to make those measurements imposes what is called the “standard quantum limit.” This same limit influences both the ultrasensitive measurements in nanoscale devices and the kilometer-scale gravitational wave detector at LIGO. Because of this troublesome background noise, we can never know an object’s exact location, but a recent study provides a solution for rerouting some of that noise away from the measurement.

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Our August Science Cafe speaker, Michelle Lochner, rocking out at the 2013 FameLab.

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MAKE THIS VIRAL! IS:IS PORTAL ACTIVATION PART 1

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrEDPts2GJg

It is time to take action again! It is time to take the destiny of our world in our own hands! Therefore we will meet in groups large and small, as individuals and couples, at the time of the cardinal Grand Cross on April 20th / 21st, 2014. Many of us will gather and anchor the energies of the Goddess Vortex and will be thus creating a clear and harmonious channel of manifestation for the final liberation of the planet.

Our visualization will support the plan for planetary liberation, so that it manifests as soon as possible, as non-violently and smoothly as possible. We can do it! It needs to go viral! We need to reach many people, so that the critical mass of people actually doing it is attained. Please post it on your websites and blogs. If you know an alternative media outlet, you can send it to them. You can create a Facebook group for your local group of people dong this in your part of the world. You can create a video about this and post it on Youtube.

IS:IS portal activation will happen at the exact moment of the geocentric cardinal Grand Cross astrological configuration on April 20th (or April 21st, depending on your time zone). At the moment of the activation, transiting Moon will conjunct Pluto, thus activating the Grand Cross configuration. The Grand Cross will consist of Pluto, Uranus, Jupiter and Mars, all four planets squaring each other. That will create an immense tension and compression towards the surface of the planet, but as we go through the activation, that pressure will greatly enhance and empower the spark of our free will and unleash our creative potential. Therefore the moment of the activation is not only a moment of extreme pressure, but also a moment of enormous potential at the same time:

At the moment of the activation of the portal, the Great Attractor will send a pulse of energy towards our local cluster of galaxies for the very first time in known history. The Great Attractor, positioned at 14 degrees Sagittarius, will make strong aspects with all four main planets of the Cardinal Cross at the time of the activation.

The Great Attractor is a supermassive gravitational anomaly which shapes the structure of space-time continuum in our sector of the Universe:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Attractor

The energy pulse from the Great Attractor will greatly increase our connection with the Source:

http://www.philipsedgwick.com/Galactic/GreatAttractor.htm

That energy pulse will send ripples of Light through our local cluster of galaxies and will especially affect our sector of the Galaxy, including planet Earth. On a quantum level, all subatomic particles in this sector of the Galaxy will pass through a hyperdimensional wormhole and the structure of quantum fluctuations around those particles will become much more aligned with the Source, thus effectively decreasing the primary anomaly. Energetically speaking, we will be passing through the eye of the vortex, through the conversion/inversion zone of the Antarion Conversion:

This activation will trigger vast changes in our sector of the Galaxy. It will cause further unification of all future timelines, bringing them in even greater alignment with the One.

Goddess Isis, working from the Sirius star system which will be in conjunction with Jupiter at the time of the activation, will help transmit those energies towards the surface of our planet and will step them down in frequency so that we can receive them and anchor them through our bodies.

We will all be doing this activation at the same time, at the exact moment of the cardinal Grand Cross, which comes on April 21st at 2 hours 31 minutes am Cairo time / Central European summer time. This equals 1:31 am BST in London, 8:31 pm EDT on April 20th in New York, 7:31 pm CDT in Chicago, 6:31 pm MDT in Denver and 5:31 pm PDT in LA.

You can view the exact time of the activation for many places here:

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=IS%3AIS+PORTAL+ACTIVATION+PART+1&iso=20140421T0230&p1=53

Instructions:

1. If you are doing this activation in a group, if possible do the Sacred Spiral Dance (brought to this planet by a visionary named Solara), just before the time of the activation. Instructions are here:

http://www.nvisible.com/1111/SacredSpiral.html

Exactly at the time of the activation, do the Goddess Vortex. Instructions:

2. Lift your hands above your head and begin to rotate your body clockwise

3. While doing that, sing mantra iiii (pronounced ee-ee) so that it vibrates throughout your body and visualize your body morphing into a brilliant pillar of Light, with millions of rainbow colored stars scattered within that pillar of Light

4. Keep singing the mantra and rotating. After a few minutes, drop your hands close to your body and continue rotating clockwise

5. While doing that, start singing mantra eeeaaa (eee is pronounced as e in America and NOT as e in Venus) so that it vibrates through your body and visualize a rainbow vortex of Light expanding from your heart outwards throughout the whole planet. Call upon the presence of your spiritual guides, Ascended masters, Pleiadians, angels, twin souls, soulmates, soul families and other beings of Light.

6. Keep singing the mantra and rotating and stay in the presence of all those beings of Light for a while.

You also have instructions for the Goddess Vortex in this video after 5:21 minute mark:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6HF4etgNaA

Due to the enormity of this activation, we will only be doing Part 1 of IS:IS portal activation at this time. There will be Part 2 and maybe even Part 3 needed and they may be activated before or after the Event.

Because of potential volatility of the planetary situation at the time of the activation, we will not be organizing a public activation event at this time. We will be doing this activation from our home locations throughout the world.

After the opening of the IS:IS portal, there will be further events and activations within 2014 Window of Opportunity:

On May 17th, we will activate the Pleiadian Portal. That activation will be our first step towards the First Contact. We will be having our main activation group in Stein am Rhein, an important Pleiadian vortex spot in Switzerland. You are more than welcome to join us:

http://portal2012.org/Switzerland.html

More details about the Pleiadian Portal will be posted in the coming weeks.

Updates about the opening of the IS:IS portal:

http://2012portal.blogspot.com/

http://2012portal.blogspot.com/2014/04/make-this-viral-isis-portal-activation.html
Mathematical proof that the Cosmos could have formed spontaneously ... from nothing

Pictured: the Universe start button

One of the great theories of modern cosmology is that the universe began in a Big Bang. It’s backed up by numerous lines of evidence, such as the cosmic microwave background and so on.

But what caused the Big Bang, itself? For many years, cosmologists have fallen back on the idea that the universe formed spontaneously; that the Big Bang was result of quantum fluctuations in which the universe came into existence from nothing.

But is this compatible with what we know about the Big Bang itself and the theories that describe it? Now cosmologists have come up with the first rigorous proof that the Big Bang could indeed have occurred spontaneously and produced the universe we see today.

The proof is developed within a mathematical framework known as the Wheeler-DeWitt equation. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle allows a small region of empty space to come into existence probabilistically due to quantum fluctuations. Most of the time, such a bubble will collapse and disappear. The question these scientists address is whether a bubble could also expand exponentially to allow a universe to form in an irreversible way.

Their proof shows that this is indeed possible. There is an interesting corollary: the role of the cosmological constant is played by a property known as the quantum potential. This is a property introduced in the 20th century by the physicist David Bohm, which has the effect of making quantum mechanics deterministic while reproducing all of its predictions. It’s an idea that has never caught on. Perhaps that will change now.

Universe’s baby pictures suggest a bubbly birth

THE universe was born as a space-time bubble that popped up inside an even bigger metaverse. So hint tiny anomalies in our best maps yet of the infant cosmos.

Our most widely accepted theory of cosmic origins says that the very young universe inflated from a pinprick to a huge expanse in a sliver of a second – a process called inflation.

Ten years ago the first maps of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) – the light emitted shortly after the big bang – gave strong support to this theory. The maps showed that the soup of matter filling the early universe varied slightly in density. These variations were the seeds of the stars, galaxies and galaxy clusters that form the large-scale structure we see today.

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Planck shows almost perfect cosmos – plus axis of evil

The universe is almost perfect, 80 million years older than we thought, and maybe a little bit evil.

That’s the conclusion of a four-year mission conducted by the European Space Agency’s Planck spacecraft, which has created the highest-resolution map yet of the entire cosmic microwave background (CMB) – the first light to travel across a newly transparent universe about 380,000 years after the big bang.

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Gravitational Waves From Bubble Universe Collisions?

By Kate Becker

In the beginning was the bubble: Inflating, in a fraction of a second, from a grain smaller than an atom to a mini-verse the size of a softball. The seeds of all the elaborate particulars of today’s universe, from the vast cosmic web that links galaxy clusters all the way down to the motes of cosmic dust drifting past Earth, were wound up in tiny quantum fluctuations in that original bubble, just waiting for time, and gravity, to uncoil them.

That’s the story of inflation, and it’s the prevailing narrative for how our universe came to be. It has a lot going for it: It explains why the universe has such a uniform temperature, why spacetime appears to be flat, and why physicists can’t find any magnetic monopoles. In the last decade, inflation’s predictions have lined up neatly with observations from telescopes like Planck and WMAP, which have mapped miniscule deviations in cosmic microwave background radiation, an electromagnetic “echo” from near the time of the Big Bang. Though inflation has its critics, it remains the leading theory of how our universe came to be.

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The Origin of the Universe... solved?

So since quantum theory tells us that particles can travel forward and backward in time… I began to wonder… What if in the realm of the smallest scales of the universe, the past and future are one, indistinguishable, like a ying yang. We know that at the quantum levels, past events effect future events and future events effect past events. So what if at infinity, when T=0, the Big Bang, the past and present are interchangeable. Quantum fluctuations are both infinite and finite, having no origin, no end, yet emerge and vaporize instantaneously. And since, at the quantum levels, the realm of the particles, where our universe was conceived, the future can affect the past, we realize that the cause of the universe was the preceding big bang, and thus the cause of the big bang was the resulting universe. MIND. BLOWN.
In such a manner, we realize that the fundamental nature and origins of our enigmatic universe transcends our comprehension, it unashamedly defies our logic. But the universe has no obligation to appeal to our understanding, as creatures of the Savannah, having evolved to perceive the carnal, three dimensional animalistic world our primitive ancestors called home for millions of years as bipedal apes only beginning to realize their place in the vast cosmos.
So perhaps we know how the universe began. The Big Bang was caused by the resulting universe of the future, which required the big bang to occur, and the universe was caused by the preceding big bang, which required a universe to exist in order for it to occur.
So yeah, we exist because we exist. Simple enough, eh? Have a good one, folks :)

🌍🔮👉 “Post via >>>#NassimHaramein<<< The Great Pyramid of Giza is known to have 8 outer faces, (besides the bottom), as each one is slightly indented. However, with this geometric structure, it actually outlines a total of 64 nodal facets: the same number as the number of tetrahedrons needed to begin to see the fractal scaling of radial vector equilibria in spacetime, which is the theorized seed geometry of the fabric of the vacuum (Known as #SacredGeometry) according to the physics of Nassim Haramein and may account for why we perceive the vacuum to be "empty” even though it has been proven to be nearly infinitely full of energy in the form of quantum vacuum fluctuations… Image: "Welcome to the Golden PAge" Facebook

There are also 64 hueman DNA codons. The average activated is 20 (according to European science). The 64 facets of the Great Pyramid of Giza are possibly encoded with the knowledge of these 64 DNA condons. 🙏👉 #PreachOneTeachOne #Giza #Pyramids #Kemet #BlackExcellence #DNA #Aboriginal #Thoth#Imhotep #4biddenknowledge

Understanding Quantum Phase Transitions (Condensed Matter Physics) free ebook ,

Understanding Quantum Phase Transitions (Condensed Matter Physics) free ebook

<p>Quantum phase transitions (QPTs) offer wonderful examples of the radical macroscopic effects inherent in quantum physics: phase changes between different forms of matter driven by quantum rather than thermal fluctuations, typically at very low temperatures.</p> <p>QPTs provide new insight into outstanding problems such as high-temperature superconductivity and display fundamental aspects of quantum theory, such as strong correlations and entanglement. Over the last two decades, our understanding of QPTs has increased tremendously due to a plethora of experimental examples, powerful new numerical methods, and novel theoretical understanding of previously intractable quantum many-body problems.</p> <p>Understanding Quantum Phase Transitions organizes our current understanding of QPTs with an emphasis on examples from condensed matter physics. Bringing together 48 well known physicists involved with the theory and observation of QPTs, this unique work provides a thorough yet concise examination of the field. Each chapter takes readers through past discoveries right up through the latest research results, and then ends with open questions and unsolved problems.</p> <p>Part I treats new concepts and directions in QPTs, from dynamics through dissipation and entanglement, and includes introductory material suitable for scientists new to the field.<br /> Part II explores specific models, systems, and aspects of QPTs, including topological order, the Kondo lattice, the Jaynes-Cummings lattice, reduced dimensionality, finite-size effects and metastability, and QPTs in Bose-Einstein condensates.<br /> Part III covers experiments motivated by a deeper understanding of QPTs, including quantum dots, 2D electron systems, frustrated lattices in molecular antiferromagnets, heavy fermions, and ultracold atoms in optical lattices.<br /> Part IV presents advances in numerical methods used to study QPTs, including cluster Monte Carlo and the worm algorithm, matrix-product-state methods, and dynamical mean-field theory.<br /> Part V looks at the relevance of QPTs beyond condensed-matter physics, including their occurrence in neutron stars, the quark-gluon plasma, cavity QED systems, and string theory.</p> <p>Graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and professional scientists who seek a deep knowledge of QPTs will all find this book very useful. Researchers in the field will enhance their appreciation of the incredible breadth of the subject in chapters covering material outside their specialties.</p> ,