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June 19, 2013

CATEGORY: The Nature of Time Essay Contest [back]
TOPIC: Time as a product of motion by peter wamai wanjohi [refresh]

peter wamai wanjohi wrote on Dec. 1, 2008 @ 10:55 GMT
Essay Abstract

Time as a product of the motion of an object is the duration of the motion from point A to B. Thus universal time is the duration the universe is taking during its existence. To be able to exist,the universe, as a unit, engages in expanding motion. This expansion of space and progresion of time is at the rate of C. From the epicentre of the Big Bang, the aggregate motion of the myriad components of the universe takes a spherical format, where:- 1.Object in motion is the space-time continuum which forms the shell/rind of the universal sphere. 2.Distance travelled at any moment is the radius of the sphere. There are two forms of motion enacted thereof,one a product of the other,namely: 1.The straight-forward motion of individual components,mainly the galaxies,since inception at the rate C squared,the corresponding gravitational force being absorbed by blackholes, and 2, The secondary, horizontal motion of the said galaxies away from each other at the rate C.This is in wave formats with epicentres at each galaxy. On the other hand, light particles are accelerated in spherical formats from their source by the corresponding gravitational force at C . Thus the horizontal expansion of space-time propagates electromagnetic waves. The motion of galaxies away from each other is in addition to the C squared motion of the same towards the outside of the universe in concert with the rest of matter within the context of the space-time continuum (universe). Outside this continuum is the endless realm we call infinity, where matter, space and time are nil. The expanding space is due to the increasing intergalactic space. Thus, space is created simultaneously with time, from zero space and time to the present age and vast extents.

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The author is a medic with a penchant for physics. He has published a book 'the unified field ( a theory on the origins and existence of physical reality)' after studying certain physical contradictions in theoretical physics, and other puzzles. He lives and works in Nairobi.

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amrit wrote on Dec. 23, 2008 @ 15:36 GMT
dear peter

yes time is deeply related to motion

according to my understanding time is a "coordinate of motion"

yours amrit

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Anonymous wrote on Jan. 5, 2009 @ 14:06 GMT
To Amrit,

Thanks for the positive comment. You no doubt agree motion through the atemporal space (i call it spaceless-timeless realm) necessarily produce temporal space (physical space and time) which exist as a result of the motion.Thus time (and universe) does not have an indepedent,absolute existence.

Peter

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