The QFT root field.
It has long been suspected that the individual fields of
Quantum Field Theory are manifestations of a single field.
The probable cause of Discontinuous Time as explained in The
Dynamic Present suggest that this is indeed the case and
that this "root field" is nothing but the oscillating fabric
of our Universe, whose mechanical properties cause the
diverse responses handled by the fields of QFT. Most of
which are accounted for by The Dynamic Present.
So, what would a model of the QFT root field look like
according to the Dynamic Present? An aspic!...And I am not
trying to pull your leg! An aspic jelly is actually a rather
good 3d model of our universe because the elasticity of the
aspic jelly mimics the proposed elasticity of the fabric of
the universe. The difference between model and original is
actually only the size....
Because the Universe is all we have, the idea of watching a
model universe from the outside is of course pure fantasy. As
far as we can tell there is no place outside of the universe.
Still, imagination may take us there, if only to help
visualize our model.
The aspic my mother used to make from a salmon's head was
clear and uncolored. It was possible to view all the pieces of
meat from the cooked fish head being stuck unmoving at various
spots in the aspic. However, in the aspic jelly of our
universe no "meat" is around to make up galaxies and stars and
you and me. We are not "stuck" in the aspic the same way as
meat in a traditional aspic. To make this model more true to
the original universe one has to exclude all meat and only
keep the jelly itself. The aspic model where a clear jelly
contain chunks at various spots which makes such a nice
replicate of what we see as we look around is not the picture
I want you to consider. My 3d aspic model is a shivering and
oscillating jelly where the oscillations is an ever so slowly
fading remnant of the incident Fred Hoyle named the "Big
Oscillating pulses echoing the Big Bang which still makes this
jelly shiver is what transmits light and makes our universe
transparent without any need for the jelly itself to be
We really do not know what happened at the Big Bang, but I
think Fred Hoyle's choice of name was a lot more accurate then
he bargained for.
In my view the interesting part of the Big Bang is not how it
came about but what it did to the aspic, so let's leave the
"came about" part to religion and concentrate on the outcome
which is rather simple..
The aspic began to oscillate in various ways in response to
the Big Bang. In our part of the aspic those oscillations seem
to have a pulsating nature such that any spherical volume in
this part would have an oscillating volume and radius. The
variations in volume is what constitute "time" to the
inhabitants, and this periodic variation or "periodic wave" of
"time" will allow a local oscillation to spread and move in
any 3d direction during that half the period when the radius
and volume is growing, but will force it to slow down and
eventually halt during the next half of the period when the
available volume starts to shrink. Because of the elasticity
of the aspic a moving disturbance which might be the
longitudinal oscillation of a fermion is braked down to a
standstill, while at the same time our aspic conserves the
energy of the braking, only to use it to accelerate the
fermion up to speed as expansion sets in again. A similar
process will keep any transverse light-wave going for as long
as our aspic keep oscillating.
As explained in Wikipedia: "In physics, wavelength is the
spatial period of a periodic wave—the distance over which the
wave's shape repeats."
In other words, the only duration of "time" that does exist is
the very brief moment of duration of the periodic wave which,
as far as I can tell will confirm to all expectations one may
place on a present moment.
The Wikipedia quote above presents us with a rather good (and
in my view also quite accurate) definition of time:
Time is the locally experienced sum of durations of a sequence
of spatial periods of the periodic oscillations of the fabric
of our universe... In other words: Time is only a local
collection of passed moments. Nothing you might travel in.
The period of each oscillation is very short, 5.4 x 10ˉ⁴⁴s,
and to a moving local clock the period will appear even
shorter due to the acceleration of the clock itself as the
surrounding aether/aspic slow it down and speed it up to keep
it in motion.
"Time" in the dynamic present is replaced by chunks of
duration and this constant acceleration every spatial period
will leave less of the chunk of duration to measure aboard a
The pulsating mode of oscillations of the universe which is a
necessity in order to account for everything is easier to
visualize from a vantage point outside the universe. This is
possible with the aspic model on hand and a picture in your
mind of the various ways our Sun may oscillate
Why bring this up?
Because the picture of the sun illustrates that the idea of
pulsating oscillations may seem less ridiculous if you try to
visualize a pulsating jelly aspic where the total volume of
the same does not vary, but instead neighboring areas in the
aspic pulsate by sharing the common volume between them the
same way the sun oscillations do. Each such pulsating area
might be a separate complete universe in which all parts share
the same phase of oscillation as it alters between big and
small volume everywhere during that same moment of "time".
In the Dynamic Present each such pulsation is a present moment
during which a disturbance in the aspic jelly may move a
distance which is decided by the double amplitude of the
universal oscillations, commonly known as "Planck Length".
Large amplitude long distance small amplitude short distance.
Why "Large amplitude long distance small amplitude short
distance"? That is because the amplitude may differ in size
depending on the properties of the aether and how close to the
incident of the Big Bang the measures are compared.
I think it is reasonable to guess that the amplitude of the
original oscillations has dropped during the 13.8 billion
years that has passed since the Big Bang. Because every
measure would involve moving a ruler double the full length of
the amplitude during as many oscillations as may be needed,
with a shrinking amplitude it follows that present day
measures need a larger number of oscillations in order to
measure distances which was covered by fewer oscillations in
the past when the amplitude was larger.
This is the way damped harmonic oscillators behave, and with a
very large original amplitude caused by the Big Bang incident
the following rapid decrease of this amplitude just after the
Big Bang might actually be a natural alternative to inflation,
after which the stiffness of the aspic when coupled to the
decreasing oscillatory energy today, 13.8 billion years later,
continue to accelerate the rate of decrease of the amplitude
of the oscillations as demonstrated by the recently observed
accelerating expansion of our universe.
In other words, the Planck length measure gets shorter faster
and faster as "time" goes by...
All this of course brings about questions regarding the
physical properties of the oscillating fabric. Fortunately Mr
G S Sandhu author of "Fundamental Nature of Matter and Fields
and also referred to in "The Dynamic Present", has been using
the parameters of permittivity
and intrinsic impedance Z
of space in order
to work out
the corresponding bulk modulus
of space, a staggering 3.259 x 10⁵⁷ N/m2. Using this figure
and knowing the speed of light then allows one to calculate
the density of empty space.
The outcome, 3.62111 x 10⁴⁰ Kg/m3, is a good indication that
space might not be so empty after all. If you compare this
with the density of steel you'll find that space is about 4,6
x 10³⁶ times more dense then steel, and that is the second
reason the aether concept has failed.
The first reason why the aether concept was dismissed was
because nobody could understand how the Earth could move
around the sun without being slowed down by the aether. Then,
starting almost a century ago the idea that various quantum
fields under the umbrella of QFT
makes up the bulk of our universe
gradually has won credibility and in the Standard Model today
"excited states" of those fields rather then particles
represent all the different particles we have discovered.
The expectation is that some day we may find that those
various quantum fields are just different aspects of a single
(root) field, but that can only come about when someone can
explain how a quantum of action can set an oscillation in
motion in this rather solid aether.
According to The Dynamic Present the explanation to those
mysteries is rather simple:
The bulk of our universe is already in motion. It was set in
motion by the Big Bang and has been oscillating since then. As
a metaphor you might think of a child's swing. It is heavy to
set in motion at first, but once in motion small nudges
delivered in phase with the period of the swing is enough to
increase the amplitude over time.
In other words: The ability for everything to move in any
direction is already in place. The "Root Field".. a.k.a the
fabric of our oscillating universe or aether or whatever you
prefer to call it is continuously taking care of that in a
"Discontinuous manner"! That is the essence of the Dynamic
Present and the way the dynamic properties of our universe is
surfacing in the aftermath of the Big Bang incident!
Each moment any point in space will grow by double the
amplitude of the oscillations to become a sphere with
Planck-length diameter. Then, continuing the cycle of
oscillation it will drop back in size again. Next moment same
thing happens, and so on...
That very short moment of spatial duration is all "time" that
exist. A discontinuous now! What came before only exist in our
memories and what might happen next is just a matter of
What then is the mechanism of time dilation? The simple answer
is that there is no mechanism! In order to fully enjoy the
available time during each moment one should not move at all.
As soon as you move you will arrive at the end of the moment
faster which will give you less time to enjoy. Moving at the
speed of light will get you past the moment with the same
speed it develops, so you won't be able to experience any time
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