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perfection mistake

Maybe reality deviates at the small scale from the numbers
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Mathematics is such a perfect system. A 1mm cube looks exactly like a 1m cube if there is no reference information.

What if nature's/reality's spacetime is curved by scale? Reducing to zero doesn't occur as the linear mathematical perfection. This would mean for the 1m cube to look exact with the 1mm cube, the real size is, pulling a random number from nowhere, a 1.324mm cube.

Because of this scale realitivity, the objects under study don't behave correctly, seem to jump and seem further apart than is real.

Maybe all of Quantum mechanics is very clear cut and simple but just seen from the wrong mathematical function googles.

wjt, Oct 29 2016


       Should have gone to specsavers
po, Oct 29 2016

       What do you mean by the "real" size?
pocmloc, Oct 30 2016

       What do you mean?
pashute, Oct 30 2016

MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 30 2016

       They are politely saying wtf?
po, Oct 30 2016

       And 3 + wtf?
po, Oct 30 2016

       Look up Planck length.
RayfordSteele, Oct 30 2016

       Mathematics never stops trying to reach zero. It is a constant unit change towards zero. Maybe the unit is affected by the scale of spacetime as it approaches zero therefore stopping at zero like reality.   

       How can explain my thinking. Reality has a stretchy number line. Compressed at the end. Using a normal mathematical number line deviates at the Planck length.
wjt, Oct 31 2016

       No, it doesn't. It deviates at the Planck Length - delta_P, because the Planck Length is unattainable.
8th of 7, Oct 31 2016

       //Look up Planck length// - for non-physicists, this is not the same as "Plank Length", which is a carpenter's term.
hippo, Oct 31 2016

       Planck was a man. His length is probably smaller than he said. This may account for the discrepancies between quantum mechanics and relativity.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 31 2016

       Curved spacetime (booorrrriiiinnngggg......) has things called geodesics, these bulge differently depending on the amount of actual matter at your actual cubes made of something
beanangel, Oct 31 2016


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