Re: [humanism-174] Re: ISS Dark Matter Detector May Have Found First Hints Of...

From: Tim C.
Sent on: Thursday, April 4, 2013 3:28 PM
These are just interactions involving forces that cannot be reduced to more basic forces.
 
Example:  An automobile engine runs because gasoline or diesel fuel is being burned or exploded.  The running of the engine is based on a non-fundamental force (the explosion of fuel inside a cylinder). Another example would be the force generated by a water wheel to make electricity, grind bread, or catch fish.
 
These two visible effects are non-fundamental because both have an underlying force (chemistry for the auto engine and kinetic energy for the push of the water against the wheel).  And there is an underlying force that IS fundamental for the auto:  electromagnetism is a fundamental force that underlies chemistry, and gravity is the fundamental force underlying the movement of the water downward from its source. 
 
Dark Matter is a whole other subject, but basically this experiment APPEARS to have seen SOME POSSIBLE evidence INDICATING the POSSIBLE presence of Dark Matter!  DM is matter that does not interact very strongly if at all with ordinary matter (us). DM makes up about 26.8% of the universe, normal matter makes up about 4.9% and the rest is something even more mysterious: Dark Energy.  Essentially, normal matter is stars, galaxies, planets, living things.  Dark Matter holds the galaxies and galaxy clusters in place--and provided a attractant for normal matter during the formative years of the universe so that galaxies etc could form.  And Dark Energy is a mysterious something that is believed to be causing the universe to expand!
 
Cosmology in one paragraph!  lol
Hope this helps!
Tim
 
In a message dated 4/4/2013 2:29:02 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [address removed] writes:

Well, I'm better with biology, but the first one says that they think they found whatever it was they thought they were looking for.
  Me like layman terms too!
  The other one looks to be talking about gravity, the strong and weak nuclear forces and electromagnetism.  The four fundamental forces in the universe. 
  Additional input from Greater minds with deeper understanding will be appreciated.  Plus, I'm still at work and can't talk long. :)

On Apr 3,[masked]:38 PM, "sheri presloid" <[address removed]> wrote:
Okay...Like I have said before, I get "involved" and Google to my heart's content.

I do appreciate LAYMAN terms. 

Reading the comments, someone posted this link:


Can someone give me a paragraph of what this means??  My brain is going to explode. ha

Thanks,



On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 9:19 PM, Sheri Presloid <[address removed]> wrote:





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