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the genie's bottle

The alchemy of information void in Bose-Einstein condensate
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At the moment Bose-Einstein condensate returns to it's original form when the quantum state collapses.

What if the information in the condensate can be completely wiped. This would give a piece of cosmic goo that could be anything. A stem material that could derive anything as long as the initial conditions for collapse are valid.

Maybe lead can be sidestepped to gold.

wjt, Nov 02 2014

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       It's called a Replicator, and it's Baked. Even the Cardassians have them, and they have trouble finding their backsides with both hands …
8th of 7, Nov 02 2014

       What information is in the condensate that you wish to wipe?
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 02 2014

       The complex sets of patterns still in the condensate. The homeopathy memory that causes the collapse to reweave the material back to atoms that were cooled.   

       I am imagining that trying to cool (temperature being one dimension on the patterning) the information more, it will just become more ingrained. The pattern will have to be white noised out. Maybe with the pattern that was prior to the big bang.
wjt, Nov 03 2014

       I think that, however far you cool a bottle of (say) helium-4, you've still got a bunch of helium atoms in there. When they form a BEC, it's just that they're all in the same state - which is a state of "being a helium atom". It's not like they degenerate into some sort of soup of elementary particles, is it?
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 03 2014

       When I ride my bike, I get see the road from a different perspective. At intersections rubbish accumulates on the road, at areas of non travel. A bit like sound waves working sand on a metal plate.   

       I have sometimes wondered if the nucleus is like this. Take the traffic away and the subparts are free to be as they are, not as they are forced to be.
wjt, Nov 07 2014

       Then again, using the traffic pattern of the early Universe would be incredible dangerous.
wjt, Nov 07 2014

       That is true; the morning rush hour is a bad time for traffic accidents.   

       Maybe you should use the traffic patterns of the Sunday afternoon of the early Universe.
8th of 7, Nov 08 2014

       [8th of 7] frequency is unimportant. It's the trajectory that counts. Only the drunk that swerves through rubbish will again scatter the collected debris back to the four winds.
wjt, Nov 11 2014

       The simple answer is that we don't know how. The more complicated answer is how you intend to build anything of such small parts anyway, given how they like to squiggle away.
WcW, Nov 11 2014

       This sounds vaguely like string theory.
pashute, Nov 11 2014

       It might be bad science, but it's good bad science.
Voice, Jul 16 2015


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