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Jan 18

Zielinski's opinion 1-17-12

Posted by: JackSarfatti
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On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:58 PM, Paul Zielinski wrote:

If this is correct in all details, it's a solid piece of work, and should be published in AJP or Foundations of Physics or
some such journal.

It is very difficult to get a convincing answer to these kinds of questions. No one goes into the required detail.

What you are saying here does make sense to me.


On 1/17/2012 10:35 PM, JACK SARFATTI wrote:
OK here is the answer in standard math notation.

Note the physical speed of light actually measured in the accelerating LNIF is not the same as the formal coordinate speed of light. The physical speed of light is invariant only for those restricted physically relevant general coordinate transformations in which Ray Chiao's gravimagnetic 3-vector potential stays zero before and after the frame transformation. When the gravimagnetic potential is not zero there are generally two distinct physical speeds of light. Also, time contraction opposite to time dilation may be possible - but I am not sure of that. There is also, it seems, the possibility of slowing the physical speed of light to zero and also getting an imaginary speed of light - again I am not sure of that as yet. Since E = Mc^2 that might mean a gravimagnetic shift to negative energy density with application to warp drive. However, this is also very speculative at this point.