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Today I vant to talk about ze space, ze void, infinity.
Ve must, for thees to vork out vell, clean out zuh mind of certainty:
All zat vee thought vee knew ees wrong,
since Quantum pheesics came along.

I vill begin vith questioneeng some principles vich you believed
ver --vat you say-- ver cast in stone? Nein, nein, you haff all been deceived!
Dat light is straight? Ees not the case!
Eet bends along der lines auf space.

Unt eef you think you rest here, still, upon a dot auf time,
I vill, before vee leef this place, convince you all dat I'm
not here at all, and nor are you,
but feeeegments, only average true.

Vee are, in fact, a quantum field, a string dat fluctuates;
Nein, nein...I make an error here, I mean der field rotates.
Sometimes clockwise der boson flows,
at other times, vell, no one knows.

Sehr gut.. I made it very clear, vy vee are here, or think vee are;
ven actually, at der same time, vee could be somewhere very far.
Yah, zees ees something strange, but true;
another place, another you.

Now, let us talk on quantum pairs unt anti-matter twins.
Vee toss der coin into the air, vere randomly eet spins.
Ven eet lands, then vee can see;
before ees "probability".

Yet thees vee know, by testing, dat in many calls vee show
zee odds of landing zis or zat does not help us know
zee next throw, heads? Nein, maybe tails?
You cannot choose; your instinct fails.

Unt yet vee haff no choice to make, zee evidence concludes
zat  zees coin has a quantum twin, but randomness precludes
determining zee final call;
until der twin has ceased its fall.

Aha! I see you shake your heads, ees difficult for me,
I speak a language, not my own, eet sounds "professorially".
Zees may explain your puzzled stare;
no matter. None of you are there.

Royal Institute Christmas Lecture
Any year.
tectak
Big Grin
Happy 2015, or the year of your choice.
Dancing through time,
ella
I hope your speaker from the Cologne district in Germany as that is the only accent that is close to this. Owh et hurz me erz zo!

Of course his thesis that we are not here is unsubstantiated, but how else could it be?

Happy Nudes Year

dale dah debauched!
(01-01-2015, 04:12 AM)Erthona Wrote: [ -> ]I hope your speaker from the Cologne district in Germany as that is the only accent that is close to this. Owh et hurz me erz zo!
Of course his thesis that we are not here is unsubstantiated, but how else could it be?
Happy Nudes Year
dale dah debauched!
Sure ting, Dale. I only do Colognese...most of my German colleagues, though, are from the Rhine Palatinate...Kirkel, Speyer...and they ALL talk like this! Einstein started it.
But of course, a special Happy New Year to you...if a penis is what you would wish for!
Best,
Tom