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Wed May 20, 2020, 08:41 PM

We may have spotted a parallel universe going backwards in time

Strange particles observed by an experiment in Antarctica could be evidence of an alternative reality where everything is upside down

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24532770-400-we-may-have-spotted-a-parallel-universe-going-backwards-in-time/



IN THE Antarctic, things happen at a glacial pace. Just ask Peter Gorham. For a month at a time, he and his colleagues would watch a giant balloon carrying a collection of antennas float high above the ice, scanning over a million square kilometres of the frozen landscape for evidence of high-energy particles arriving from space.

When the experiment returned to the ground after its first flight, it had nothing to show for itself, bar the odd flash of background noise. It was the same story after the second flight more than a year later.

While the balloon was in the sky for the third time, the researchers decided to go over the past data again, particularly those signals dismissed as noise. It was lucky they did. Examined more carefully, one signal seemed to be the signature of a high-energy particle. But it wasn’t what they were looking for. Moreover, it seemed impossible. Rather than bearing down from above, this particle was exploding out of the ground.

That strange finding was made in 2016. Since then, all sorts of suggestions rooted in known physics have been put forward to account for the perplexing signal, and all have been ruled out. What’s left is shocking in its implications. Explaining this signal requires the existence of a topsy-turvy universe created in the same big bang as our own and existing in parallel with it. In this mirror world, positive is negative, left is right and time runs backwards. It is perhaps the most mind-melting idea ever to have emerged from the Antarctic ice ­­– but it might just be true. …

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Reply We may have spotted a parallel universe going backwards in time (Original post)
Celerity May 20 OP
TreasonousBastard May 20 #1
abakan May 20 #2
Celerity May 20 #4
AllyCat May 20 #12
NRaleighLiberal May 20 #3
Faux pas May 20 #5
2naSalit May 20 #6
Pepsidog May 20 #21
Lochloosa May 20 #7
MFM008 May 20 #8
Baked Potato May 20 #9
Harker May 20 #10
underpants May 20 #11
Nitram May 20 #19
JDC May 20 #13
Name removed May 20 #14
Celerity May 20 #15
LudwigPastorius May 20 #16
Canoe52 May 20 #22
Buckeye_Democrat May 20 #17
oldsoftie May 20 #18
spike jones May 20 #20
Tyrs WolfDaemon May 20 #25
Corgigal May 20 #23
kimbutgar May 20 #24
Celerity Thursday #28
NoRoadUntravelled Thursday #26
hunter Thursday #27
LudwigPastorius Thursday #31
Ron Obvious Thursday #29
saidsimplesimon Thursday #30
PCIntern Friday #32
Wawannabe Friday #33
CaptainTruth Friday #34
Beartracks Friday #35

Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 08:44 PM

1. Dunno why this is so mind-bending--- every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Right?

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 08:58 PM

2. Hey they found the upside down! nt

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Response to abakan (Reply #2)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:00 PM

4. +100000

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Response to abakan (Reply #2)

Wed May 20, 2020, 10:27 PM

12. Just so there are no demogorgans

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 08:59 PM

3. an explanation for bizarro trumpworld, where lies are truth?

did they wormhole their way into our lives?

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:00 PM

5. Kickin'

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:12 PM

6. Oh cool, they've found it!

Can I go home now that we know where it is?

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #6)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:19 PM

21. Yea I'm on the next worm hole there.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:29 PM

7. Would that mean the asshole lost? I want to go.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:30 PM

8. I sure hope

My parallel universe self is doing better
Than my this universe self.......

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:39 PM

9. Almost sounds like electronic theory of hole flow.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:53 PM

10. Stop the world...

I want to get off.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 09:55 PM

11. I swear, once in high school I saw a clock go backwards

No I’m serious. I rarely took my eye off of the clocks those 4 loooooong years.

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Response to underpants (Reply #11)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:03 PM

19. Right, Dude! And I saw the moon stop in its path for five full minutes! I was timing it!

As for the classroom, I was actually too busy, like, learning stuff!

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 10:29 PM

13. Super interesting - Thx

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Wed May 20, 2020, 10:43 PM

15. touche

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 10:48 PM

16. ¿sʍǝu ɓuᴉʞɐǝɹq sᴉɥʇ sᴉ ʎɥM


·ǝɓǝๅๅoɔ uᴉ ɯnqๅɐ uoᴉsuǝɔsⱯ sˌǝuɐɹʇๅoꓛ uɥoſ oʇ pǝuǝʇsᴉๅ puɐ ǝuᴉๅɐɔsǝɯ ɟo ʇunoɯɐ ǝɓɹɐๅ ɐ pǝddoɹp I ǝɔuᴉs ɹǝʌǝ ǝsɹǝʌᴉun ๅǝๅๅɐɹɐd sᴉɥʇ ʇnoqɐ uʍouʞ ǝʌˌI ʻʞɔǝH

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Response to LudwigPastorius (Reply #16)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:25 PM

22. Oh too funny!

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 10:55 PM

17. Interesting. I know that models for anti-matter...

... behavior can be done by reversing time, treating it like normal matter traveling into the past.

If there's an "anti-matter universe", then I assume it's anti-matter would be like our normal matter traveling backwards in time too.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:00 PM

18. Just take me back to when Apple was 2 bucks a share.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:13 PM

20. A time portal in my house.

The other day I noticed that the kitchen clock indicated 8:32 and when I walked to the bedroom that clock indicated 8:35. I thought that was really strange and went back to the kitchen and it was still at 8:32. I figured that there must be some kind of time warp in the hall between the two rooms. I know that it is true because I have tested it several times since then. Time jumps ahead from the kitchen to the bedroom, and reverses back going the other way. I am going to get a stop watch and see if I can determine exactly where the portal is located in the hall. I want to borrow a GPS because I have a hunch that there will also be a transporter effect at that time portal. I may be able to rig something together using several mirrors, the microwave oven, some tinfoil and a flashlight. Very strange.

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Response to spike jones (Reply #20)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:52 PM

25. Don't bother with all the fancy stuff just yet

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Just try pissing into the portal until you find the point where it pisses back at you. Then you bring out the easy-bake...I mean microwave oven.




edit: (I forgot to say that I meant that comment in complete jest. One should never piss into an active time portal/dilation point. It can lead to odd questions and situations later or even before the peeing event occurs. Just trust me on that one, you probably don't want to hear the details )

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:43 PM

23. Some

theme music.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Wed May 20, 2020, 11:45 PM

24. Looks like a Salvador Dali universe

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #24)

Thu May 21, 2020, 04:14 AM

28. More Miro than Dali to me

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Thu May 21, 2020, 12:31 AM

26. Makes a lot of sense to me.

It was 2016 when I started saying that I felt as though we'd been transported to an alternate universe. The change was not dramatic enough to see it all at once but it seemed something was off. It was enough to make for an unsettled feeling but nothing I could put my finger on. Ever since then it's been becoming more so by the day and now the attitudes and norms have become almost unrecognizable from what they were before.

It's as though the alternate reality has a frequency like dark matter that pulls in and then reverses the energy frequency of whatever orbits too close to it. On a much smaller and personal scale it would be similar to the way Dr. Birx, Lindsay Graham and a slew of Rep Members of Congress have done. Get too close to tRump's orbit and you become trapped in the influence of dark matter.

Little too much for a Wednesday night, maybe. I spend a lot of time in my head.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Thu May 21, 2020, 01:37 AM

27. I always wave to myself when I pass.

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Response to hunter (Reply #27)

Thu May 21, 2020, 10:27 PM

31. "Yesterday, upon the stair,

I met a man who wasn't there!
He wasn't there again today,
Oh how I wish he'd go away!" -Hughes Mearnes

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Thu May 21, 2020, 08:15 AM

29. Thinking about effect preceding cause does my head in

Maybe everything is all pre-determined and fixed after all.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Thu May 21, 2020, 05:41 PM

30. "Go ask Alice"?

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. - Hamlet

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Fri May 22, 2020, 10:37 AM

32. Anyone here ever read:

Heinlein’s “...and he built a Crooked House”?

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Fri May 22, 2020, 12:02 PM

33. Of course it was discovered in 2016!

It’s called tRumpworldHELL.
AND WE ARE LIVING IN THAT ALTERED UNIVERSE RIGHT FUCKING NOW!

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Fri May 22, 2020, 06:20 PM

34. The GOP live in that alternate universe.

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Response to Celerity (Original post)

Fri May 22, 2020, 07:59 PM

35. Yes, I heard about this next year. n/t

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