On the distinction of past and future: could one theoretically reverse direction of particles and cause time to appear to go backwards?
Based on my understanding of physics after seeing The Distinction of Past and Future on Project Tuva, there is no distinction between past and future on a fundamental level- all particle interactions ...
The standard Lienard-Wiechert potentials describe the electromagnetic field at a point $P$ at time $t$ due to an arbitrarily moving charge $q$ at the retarded time $t-r/c$. An electromagnetic ...
I distinctly remember reading some article claiming some physicists had discovered a time-irreversible, subatomic quantum mechanical interaction. Is my memory just foggy or has this really been found? ...
What happens at the interface between two universes with opposite thermodynamic arrows of time? [closed]
I was trying to think but cannot figure it out. For instance, if the interaction is small, for instance limited to a windows, the observers in each universe will see that the other goes in reverse. ...
First, how i got to the question. I was randomly looking at this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langton%27s_ant describing some sort of cellular automaton. Here is the path of this automaton ...
I thought of a thought experiment that had me questioning how time reversal works in quantum mechanics and the implications. The idea is this ... you are going forward in time when you decide to ...
Do all closed systems, only considering kinematic/mechanical principles, exhibit time reversal symmetry?
It makes a lot of sense to me to imagine a cannonball flying through space as not so much experiencing a macroscopic non-conservative drag force, but as pushing a bunch of air molecules and giving ...