[Noisebridge-discuss] [sudo-discuss] Live demo refuting quantum mechanics, invitation (fwd)

Hol Gaskill hol at gaskill.com
Mon Nov 18 15:19:40 UTC 2013


what isotope is the radioactive source?  it could be releasing more than one neutron at a time like U-238 does.


Nov 17, 2013 11:45:00 PM, jake at spaz.org wrote:
i've been to his lab and seen everything up-close.  I also saw it at maker 
>faire in 2008 or so.
>
>My favorite experiment is one where he has two sodium-iodide 
>scintillators, each optically coupled to its own photomultiplier tube, and 
>a radioactive source.
>
>The objects are placed source, detector, detector, such that one detector 
>(only the sodium iodide crystal, the rest is off to the side) is in 
>between the other detector and the radioactive source.
>
>He sets up window comparators on both detectors, so they only trigger on 
>events which correspond to the energy of the radiation source, and sets up 
>a time-comparison between the two detectors.  If detector A triggers 
>within a certain time of detector B it is called a coincidence.
>
>Coincidences are mapped on the x-scale of a chart, where x=0 is when the 
>event from A and B are simultaneous.  If they are not simultaneous, the 
>difference in time between the detections is where on X they land.  The 
>vertical of the chart is a cumulative addup of how many times that has 
>happened in that x position.
>
>You would think that a gamma event could only be detected by one detector 
>or the other, and be annihilated - and his chart would be white noise. 
>But you can see very clearly that there is a lot of detection of the same 
>event by the two detectors.
>
>How is that possible?  come see for yourself and try to figure it out.
>
>-jake
>
>On Sun, 17 Nov 2013, GtwoG PublicOhOne wrote:
>
>> 
>> Gamma rays are high-energy high-frequency photons.  What Reiter is claiming is that he can demonstrate that gamma rays behave in a manner unlike visible light photons, that
>> refutes the particle/wave duality that is central to the quantum theory. 
>> 
>> What's Reiter's history of peer-reviewed publications? 
>> 
>> If Reiter's theory goes back to 2003 and the demonstration setup is portable, has he ever booked an open-forum slot at a physics conference, to demonstrate his results? 
>> 
>> If this worked and could be replicated, it should have been major news years ago.
>> 
>> I'm highly skeptical.  Comments welcome from anyone with formal education in physics.
>> 
>> -G
>> 
>> 
>> =====
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 13-11-17-Sun 8:21 PM, Jake wrote:
>>       ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>       Hello friends of Unquantum,
>>
>>       I am doing a live demonstration of the gamma-ray unquantum effect that refutes the photon model of light.
>>
>>       It will be at the Chit-Chat Cafe, 5 West Manor Dr, tomorrow Monday night November 18th and Monday night November 25th at 6 to 7:30 PM.   The poster for the event and
>>       details of
>>       this work are at http://www.unquantum.net
>>
>>       This issue is important even if you are not a physicist.  Not all of you are "friends of unquantum;" some are foes.  Some of you will think this unquantum effect is
>>       impossible,
>>       so this is your chance to see it for yourself.  I will video the event to post on Youtube, and will field all questions and feedback. 
>>
>>       Please forgive me for the following:  This is a mass mailing and not personalized.   I only do these mailings for important events.  I may have sent some of you this
>>       notice
>>       earlier. The poster on my website has me with my electric guitar.  I did it that way to appeal to a wide audience.  I will also play a musical instrument I made at
>>       the end of
>>       the event.  For some of you it is a long drive, but I reviewed my list and did not want anyone to feel left out.  
>>
>>         Each event will be unique but each will demonstrate gamma-rays defying the  photon model.  If you know anyone who would be interested I hope you will please
>>       inform.  
>>       Thank you for your interest.
>>
>>       Eric Reiter
>>       Unquantum Laboratory
>>       http://www.unquantum.net
>>       Pacifica, CA, 94044
>>       650 738 9255
>> 
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