|Sure, Al! I just pray for the
sake of your knee that the Sun
doesn't decide to emit
bowling balls tomorrow!
|The photon starts out as a particle in
an atom in the Sun and travels as a
wave until it strikes the frame of the
slit. That's when it turns into a particle
again. Then it travels as a wave until it
hits my knee, when it turns into a
particle one more time.
" Light travels as a wave but departs and arrives as a particle"
-oscillations are the same thing! Or, rather, her world consists of some more subtle
ingredient, the words ‘particle’ and ‘wave’ conveying but partially appropriate pictures."
" But the electromagnetic theory is not based on action at a distance as was Newton’s.
Space is thought of as being threaded throughout with electrical and magnetic
" A chemical bond acts like a stiff spring connecting nuclei. As a result, the nuclei in a
molecule vibrate, rather than maintaining fixed positions relative to each other."
" a field in physics may be envisioned as if space were filled with interconnected vibrating
balls and springs" The Casimir Effect
other charge starts to wiggle! It's just like a rope connecting two rocks. ... the wave
here consists of a wiggling line of electric force which you can think of as being
'attached' to the vibrating charge."
The Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics John Cramer
|Adapted for the Internet from:
Why God Doesn't Exist