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Aug
29
accepted A naive look at the band of stability suggests a stable isotope of every element. Why is this intuition false?
Aug
28
asked A naive look at the band of stability suggests a stable isotope of every element. Why is this intuition false?
Aug
4
accepted How is dark energy consistent with conservation of mass and energy?
Aug
4
awarded  Editor
Aug
4
revised How is dark energy consistent with conservation of mass and energy?
changed the "conversion of other types of energy from dark energy" to "...to dark energy"
Aug
4
asked How is dark energy consistent with conservation of mass and energy?
Oct
7
comment Can the universe be described by a Markov chain?
Why would non-linear phenomena be inherently non-Markov? Brownian motion isn't even differentiable at any point (and obviously isn't linear either), and it is Markov.
Oct
6
awarded  Scholar
Oct
6
comment Can the universe be described by a Markov chain?
Excellent answer. I just have a quick question. Do we need quantum Markov chains instead of regular Markov chains because of the necessary uncertainty of the state that comes with Heisenberg's uncertainty principle?
Oct
5
awarded  Supporter
Oct
5
comment Can the universe be described by a Markov chain?
You're absolutely right. My question was non-rigorously stated.
Oct
5
awarded  Student
Oct
5
comment Can the universe be described by a Markov chain?
That's an excellent point. However, I was under the impression that a consequence of string theory (obviously it is just one among other hypotheses) was discrete space time--at least on a very small level. Even besides this, I was thinking that perhaps one could describe something like a continuous Markov chain as follows: x_t=f(x_{t-\delta}) and make that delta arbitrarily small to simulate continuity. Obviously, f(x_t) would have to be a continuous function itself for this to work.
Oct
5
asked Can the universe be described by a Markov chain?
Oct
5
awarded  Autobiographer