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The behavior of all particles and objects are linked to the presence of an observer
IDEA BY: Adam Gullickson LOCATION: USA CATEGORY: Science/Medical

ENTRY TITLE

The behavior of all particles and objects are linked to the presence of an observer
IDEA BY: Adam Gullickson
LOCATION: USA
CATEGORY: Science/Medical

ENTRY DESCRIPTION

without consciousness, all "matter" is in an undetermined state of probability. Without observation or human consciousness the universe could have only existed in an undetermined probability state.

Scientists have held a cluster of positively charged beryllium ions in a fixed state using a magnetic field they applied a radio frequency field to boost the atoms from a lower to a higher energy state. Researchers kept checking the atoms every four milliseconds with laser light which kept the atoms from reaching a higher energy state despite the force driving them towards it. The process of measuring the atoms forced them back down to a lower energy state in effect resetting the system back to zero. My experiment would take two particles an electron and its antimatter twin the positron measuring the particles with a laser. Once the electron and positron touch they annihilate each other back into photons. However, constantly checking the electron and positron with the laser every million trillionth of a second, this constant measurement could keep them from annihilating each other forcing the particles to a lower energy state but the entangled particles sending information faster than light speed could oscillate the particles in a superposition of exploding and not exploding at the same time, creating enough energy which may create a quantum black hole. The experiment could reveal there are four or more dimensions than the three we are use to and that what we believe to be true about gravity is wrong. The other scenario that may occur would be holding the electron and positron in a quantum superposition of exploding and not exploding at the same time, as long as the constant laser measurement is in effect. Both scenarios would show that the physical world, especially small units of matter and energy are influenced by human observation.