1. Subscribersonhouse
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    19 May '14 11:23
    http://phys.org/news/2014-05-scientists-year-quest.html

    They see the way to do it experimentally now, 80 years after it was predicted by Wheeler and his bunch back in 1934. Not done as of yet but they think it possible with present day tools.
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    19 May '14 14:21
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://phys.org/news/2014-05-scientists-year-quest.html

    They see the way to do it experimentally now, 80 years after it was predicted by Wheeler and his bunch back in 1934. Not done as of yet but they think it possible with present day tools.
    just read about it in the Mail its fantastic.
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    19 May '14 20:51
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://phys.org/news/2014-05-scientists-year-quest.html

    They see the way to do it experimentally now, 80 years after it was predicted by Wheeler and his bunch back in 1934. Not done as of yet but they think it possible with present day tools.
    I'll believe it when I see it.
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    19 May '14 22:00
    Originally posted by RJHinds
    I'll believe it when I see it.
    Well the experiment involves firing gamma rays into a cavity filled with x-rays
    to create a high energy pair of leptons, which will emit x-rays or gamma rays
    when they hit anything...

    So you wouldn't SEE anything, but you could get fatally irradiated by the
    experiment.
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    19 May '14 22:28
    Originally posted by googlefudge
    Well the experiment involves firing gamma rays into a cavity filled with x-rays
    to create a high energy pair of leptons, which will emit x-rays or gamma rays
    when they hit anything...

    So you wouldn't SEE anything, but you could get fatally irradiated by the
    experiment.
    And that would be a good thing🙂
  6. Standard memberRJHinds
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    20 May '14 00:06
    Originally posted by googlefudge
    Well the experiment involves firing gamma rays into a cavity filled with x-rays
    to create a high energy pair of leptons, which will emit x-rays or gamma rays
    when they hit anything...

    So you wouldn't SEE anything, but you could get fatally irradiated by the
    experiment.
    "Scientists get beigger and bigger reputations the more they talk about things you can't check on."

    - Will Rogers
  7. Subscribersonhouse
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    20 May '14 08:22
    Originally posted by RJHinds
    [b]"Scientists get beigger and bigger reputations the more they talk about things you can't check on."

    - Will Rogers[/b]
    Goodbye troll.
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