1) John Cramer describes Woodward’s core thesis. *“Let’s consider the problem of reactionless propulsion first. Woodward extended the work of Sciama in investigating the origins of inertia in the framework of general relativity by consideration of time-dependent effects that occur when energy is in flow while an object is being accelerated. The result is surprising. It predicts large time-dependent variations in inertia, the tendency of matter to resist acceleration.”* This is the local tensor proper acceleration of the rest-massive test particle pushed off a timelike geodesic of the local curvature tensor field caused by real not fictitious forces. The fictitious forces appear to act on the test particle, but in reality they don’t. They describe real forces on the measuring device observing the test particle. The Levi-Civita connection in the mathematics of general relativity describes the real forces on the observing measuring apparatus not the test object being measured. *“The inertial transient effects predicted by the Sciama-Woodward calculations are unusual … in that they have G in the denominator, and dividing by a small number produces a large result.”* John Cramer definitely thinks that James Woodward’s inertial transient data is real *“convincing evidence,”* although it’s only *“tens of micronewton level thrusts delivered to a precision torsion balance.” *It’s important to understand that “thrusts” are not weightless warp drives free of time dilation relative to the clock-synchronized external observer left behind. Supposing best-case scenario, that Woodward’s effect is real and can be scaled up by many powers of ten. It’s still no good to get to the stars because of time dilation and the blueshifts of stuff in the way of the front of the starship. It would be good for airplanes and spacecraft on near solar system missions – if it really worked.

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Jack Sarfatti • There is both outcome dependence & parameter dependence. Orthodox quantum theory's no-signaling arguments assert both are violated. In Stapp's simple proof using the set of four Bell pair states {|Alice, Alice', Bob,Bob'>} Here "Alice" & "Bob" denote actual OUTCOME eigenvalues Stapp also assumes Born's probability rule - an axiom of quantum theory like Euclid's Fifth has signal strength S S(Alice) = Partial Trace over Bob & Bob'{|Alice><Alice| |Alice, Alice'; Bob, Bob'><Alice,Alice';Bob,Bob'|} = 1/2 This result has both parameter and outcome (eigenvalue) independence consistent with Abner Shimony's "passion at a distance". However, the PARAMETER INDEPENDENCE only works when <Bob|Bob'> = 0. For the normalized hybrid entangled state (1/2)^1/2[|1>Alice|z>Bob + |0>Alice|w>|Bob] where z & w are complex numbers each representing amplitude and phase of a coherent Glauber state displaced minimum Gaussian wave packet with Poisson Born statistics in Fock space, where |z| is the square root of the mean boson occupation number The usual "Born" trace rule is then S(1)Alice = (1/2)[1 + |<z|w>|^2Bob] |z> & |w> are MACROSCOPICALLY DISTINGUISHABLE NON-ORTHOGONAL STATES that naturally arise as "More is different" (P.W. Anderson) Higgs-Goldstone local order parameters from spontaneous symmetry breaking in the ground states of complex many-boson systems. Not only that, but the bosons need not be real, they can also be virtual off-mass shell as what we are surrounded by the near electromagnetic fields as distinct from radiation fields. The above state has entanglement signal nonlocality in the form of PARAMETER DEPENDENCE. Bob signals Alice without the need of a classical signal key to decrypt Bob's message. The Born probability rule is VIOLATED. Forcing a parameter-dependent normalization is ad-hoc and is an additional postulate not found in orthodox quantum theory that must be independently tested. e.g. S*(1)Alice = (1/2[1 + |<z|w>|^2Bob])^1/2[|1>Alice|z>Bob + |0>Alice|w>|Bob] = 1/2 Other examples: the electrostatic field of a charge in its rest frame is a coherent Glauber state of zero frequency virtual photons with a continuum of 3D wave vectors k whose density ~ 1/k^2 Similarly, ordinary crystals of daily life are coherent Glauber states of zero frequency phonons with a discrete spectrum of wave vectors k that are harmonics of the inverse lattice spacings of the unit cell. Wilczek's time crystals have a discrete spectrum of finite frequencies in addition - no big deal. The static gravity fields of the Sun and Earth et-al are coherent Glauber states of virtual spin 2 gravitons - possibly also virtual spin 1 and spin 0 of finite range - needs investigation.