The Big Rip [was Re: Physics [...]]

k p Collins kpaulc at [----------]
Wed Dec 31 08:38:48 EST 2003

"k p Collins" <kpaulc@[----------]> wrote in message

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> [...]

> > More recently, they're doing it with "loops", and
> > others are doing an analogous thing with "branes".
> >
> > Pretty soon, they'll be doing it with spherical
> > standing wave 'dark energy' harmonics, and, although
> > I'll not receive credit, I'll have been Published.
> >
> > ken

Quoting from this NASA web site:

"Explanation: How will our universe end? Recent speculation now includes a
growing field of mysterious repulsive energy that rips virtually everything

Although the universe started with a Big Bang, analysis of recent

measurements allows a possibility that it will end with a Big Rip. As soon
as few billion

years from now, the controversial scenario holds, dark energy will grow to
such a

magnitude that our own Galaxy will no longer be able to hold itself
together. After that,

stars, planets, and then even atoms might not be able to withstand the
expansive internal

force. Previously, speculation on the ultimate fate of the universe centered
on either a

re-collapsing Big Crunch or a Big Chill. Although the universe's fate is
still a puzzle,

piecing it together will likely follow from an increased understanding of
the nature of

dark matter and dark energy."

Quoting from the =Astrophysics= web site:

"Astrophysics, abstract
From: Robert R. Caldwell <robert.r.caldwell at>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 04:43:50 GMT   (28kb)

Phantom Energy and Cosmic Doomsday
Authors: Robert R. Caldwell, Marc Kamionkowski, Nevin N. Weinberg
Comments: 4 pages, 2 figures, latex
Journal-ref: Phys.Rev.Lett. 91 (2003) 071301

"Cosmologists have long wondered whether the Universe will eventually
re-collapse and end

with a Big Crunch, or expand forever, becoming increasingly cold and empty.

evidence for a flat Universe, possibly with a cosmological constant or some
other sort of

negative-pressure dark energy, has suggested that our fate is the latter.
However, the

data may actually be pointing toward an astonishingly different cosmic end
game. Here, we

explore the consequences that follow if the dark energy is phantom energy,
in which the

sum of the pressure and energy density is negative. The positive
phantom-energy density

becomes infinite in finite time, overcoming all other forms of matter, such
that the

gravitational repulsion rapidly brings our brief epoch of cosmic structure
to a close.

The phantom energy rips apart the Milky Way, solar system, Earth, and
ultimately the

molecules, atoms, nuclei, and nucleons of which we are composed, before the
death of the

Universe in a ``Big Rip''."

When I tried to DL the PDF, I got an error msg: "The file is damaged and
could not be


Quoting from the web site:

"A rather harrowing new theory about the death of the universe paints a
picture of

`phantom energy' ripping apart galaxies, stars, planets and eventually every
speck of

matter in a fantastical end to time.

Scientifically it is just about the most repulsive notion ever conceived."

"repulsive" :-] get it?

Only, it's =not= a "repulsion".

It's a 'depressurization'.

Quoting from the web site:

"The speculative but serious cosmology is described as a `pretty fantastic

even by its lead author, Robert Caldwell of Dartmouth University. It
explains one

possible outcome for solid astronomical observations made in the late
1990s -- that the

universe is expanding at an ever-increasing pace, and that something unknown
is vacuuming

everything outward.

The question Caldwell and his colleagues posed is, what would happen if the
rate of

acceleration increased?

Their answer is that the eventual, phenomenal pace would overwhelm the
normal, trusted

effects of gravity right down to the local level. Even the nuclear forces
that bind

things in the subatomic world will cease to be effective."

This's =not-it=.

As I've been discussing since shortly after I first came online 15+ years
ago [long

before observations pertaining to the accelerating expansion of the
universe], all of

"the trusted effects", themselves, reduce directly to WDB2T.

It's =all= 'just' WDB2T unfolding.

Quoting from the web site:

"`The expansion becomes so fast that it literally rips apart all bound

Caldwell explained in a telephone interview. 'It rips apart clusters of
galaxies. It rips

apart stars. It rips apart planets and solar systems. And it eventually rips
apart all


This's not-it.

As I've [repeatedly :-] discussed in former [and long-former] posts here in
b.n and

elsewhere, the action that derives in WDB2T acts at the smallest [SSW<->UES

'atomic'] scale [be-cause WDB2T is 'just' infinitely-divisible energy,
flowing], taking

the form of an augmenting inability of the UES to sustain SSW<->UES
harmonics. From

'there', things dis-integrate at increasingly-larger scales as a direct
result of of the

decreasing USE-'pressure's communicating throughout the Universe.

As I've [repeatedly :-] discussed in the past, over the 'eons' during which
its unfolding

will accelerate, this UES-'depressurization' will be accompanied by =many=

observables, including the relatively-'rapid' dis-integration of isotopes in

sequential-accord with the "Abundance on Wings" graphic that was on my web
site at my

AT&T ISP. [The SSW<->UES harmonics that exist at the outer-limits of the
UES's ability to

'sustain' them will dis-integrate first.] These dis-integrations [which are

observed to be occurring - in any instance of so-called "radioactive decay"]

'signal' the on-rushing future 'explosion' of the universe, but be-cause the

dis-integration of the SSW<->UES harmonics releases energy back into the
UES, which

augments UES-'pressure' local to the dis-integration, although the
'explosion' is already

happening, it's happening at a relatively-slow 'rate' - the WDB2T
energy-gradient is

still relatively-steep.

But all of this is already, if only weakly, observable. If folks look, and
keep exacting

records over terms that span centuries [and millenia], they'll see

accelerations of the rates of dis-integration of heavy isotopes - and stuff
like a [much

weaker, but also nonlinearly-augmenting] acceleration of carbon-14 'dating'.
'time' will

appear to be non-linearly accelerating :-]

Quoting from the web site:

"He calls it, as you might guess, the Big Rip."

"The `Big Rip-off'" :-]

Anyway, all of this stuff is jaw-hangingly-'interesting'.

It's good to experience that I'm, obviously, no longer 'alone' in seeing
=some= of it

[even though, as yet, others see what's entailed only dimly].

There are extremely-serious correlations to this stuff, with respect to
which it,

Unfortunately, seems, others remain 'oblivious'.

I'll explain if folks refrain from accusing me of doing anything other than

explaining [it has to do with the no-way-around-it Nature of Truth [but,
when I discuss

such, 'everyone' 'thinks' that I'm 'threatening' them, when I'm only doing

'just'-the-opposite stuff - Truth is - I'm always 'just' working to
communicate to folks

what that entails.]]

ken [K. P. Collins]

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