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Re: Krauss' Faulty Physics

From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj@proaxis.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 23:18:05 -0700 (PDT)
Fwd Date: Thu, 08 Apr 1999 18:14:52 -0400
Subject: Re: Krauss' Faulty Physics


>From: David Rudiak <DRudiak@aol.com>
>Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 19:30:36 EDT
>Subject: Re: Krauss' Faulty Physics
>To: updates@globalserve.net

>Jim,

>Inertial and gravitational mass are the same thing. In the
>floating frog experiment, the earth is pulling on the frog with
>a force that would cause 1g of downward acceleration. The magnet
>is pushing the frog away with a force that would also cause 1g
>of acceleration, only in the opposite direction. The net
>acceleration is zero. The frog is weightless.

>To avoid confusion, move the whole situation far out into space
>and far away from any gravitationally attracting body. Now we
>don't have to think of gravity, only inertial forces. If a
>spacecraft moves at constant velocity, the frog floats
>weightless in the spacecraft. If one now accelerates the
>spacecraft, the frog will "fall" to the rear of the craft and be
>pressed against the wall by the inertial forces. The frog now
>has weight. As Einstein pointed out, in a local reference frame,
>there is no way to distinguish between the force of gravity and
>inertial forces produced by acceleration (his principle of
>equivalence).

>Now place the inertia compensating magnet between the rear wall
>and the frog with a magnetic field that pushes the frog forward
>using the diamagnetic force with exactly the same acceleration
>as the spacecraft.  Since every atom in the frog is
>simultaneously and equally accelerated (ideally), the frog again
>remains weightless and feels no inertial force.

>The key to inertia cancellation is the simultaneous equal
>acceleration of every atom in the frog or astronaut's body.


Hello David,

So the trick, then, is to get the entire spacecraft to be
enveloped within a uniform magnetic-like field capable of huge
intensity and generated within, with field strength and
direction variable at will so as to exactly compensate the
craft's variable acceleration (and gravity), but having
precisely equal strength and direction everywhere within for
every component and item within the craft and its exterior --
whether some components be paramagnetic, others diamagnetic, or
metals, dielectrics, liquids, alien bodies, etc. It still sounds
to me like this will need to wait until another 30 centuries or
so before anything like it is achievable by us earthlings. Or it
would need to be something other than the magnetism we know of.

Jim Deardorff
Corvallis, Oregon
E-mail: deardorj@proaxis.com
Home page: http://www.proaxis.com/~deardorj/index.htm


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