The results from my experiment with time dilation are in: despite playing with the twin paradox, kissing my wife makes the universe a safer place!
Tag: thought experiment
An Experiment with Relativity
Einstein is famous for his theory of relativity, but he also described it using hot stoves and a pretty girl. This lead me to conduct my own experiment.
A train of thought
Some time ago I wrote about an infinitesimally small moment in time by using a thought experiment involving a fly … More
Watch the time machine!
Place a thermometer into boiling water, and it will read 100 degrees centigrade. Now plunge the same thermometer into a … More
Time in an Instant
There is nothing instant about “instant”. Not in coffee, not in two shakes of a lambs tail (or a coffee … More
The Importance of History: An Unexpected Part 2!
Yesterday (or was it last week? 😉 ) I posted a timely thought which explained why history is important. I … More
Is History Important?
I’m not one for history. It relates to things in the past. Not necessarily forgotten about, but it’s been, it’s … More