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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.

Posted 2018-07-10
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 Bang".
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 transparent.

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 moving Fermion.  

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, permeability 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...

"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 expectation.

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 at all...

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