The Future of… 7 – Thoughts on Time

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The Future of… 7 – Thoughts on Time

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

June 15, 2017

[Beginning of recorded material]

Jacobsen: Maybe, we’ve been thinking about time the wrong way then.

Rosner: How are you thinking about time?

Jacobsen: When we take time, we take a number line with integers, so you can go positive and negative. In Newtonian Mechanics, or Classical Mechanics, you can go backwards or forwards and it won’t make a difference. You’re at T=0, and can move from there.

In quantum mechanics, there is a different backwards if you go forwards or backwards. Maybe, the proper representation is sets of paths where even the past is another possible path.

Rosner: Yea! Okay, I think that’s the right way to think about it.

[End of recorded material]



Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


Rick Rosner


Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing


In-Sight Publishing


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