Jb asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 11 months ago

Does "nothing" exist?

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    SURE!

    Define that volume of space that does not have mass in it at a moment in time. Done.

    Don't confuse nothing (no matter within a 3D space)with the concept of 2-dimensional space as in STranger Things. They are confusing people with their loose jargon.

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  • goring
    Lv 6
    11 months ago

    The nothing referred to means the Expense which does not contains structure space.

    For space to exist in must have a massive structure within the Expanse.

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  • Anonymous
    11 months ago

    It's an album by a heavy metal band

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  • neb
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    No, ‘nothing’ does not exist. The classical vacuum that you learn about in high school - completely devoid of matter/energy - does not exist. Modern quantum mechanics has replaced that with the quantum vacuum. The quantum vacuum is the ground state of all quantum fields that exist. While the ground states correspond to the classical zero field values, the uncertainty principle forbids the fields from remaining at a zero value. Their energy levels must fluctuate above the zero point. Therefore a quantum vacuum is not ‘nothing’. Even if it were to randomly drop to a zero state it cannot remain at that zero state without violating the uncertainty principle.

    • JOHN
      Lv 7
      11 months agoReport

      Crisp and perceptive.

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  • 11 months ago

    In space (space being used as the support for everything), there are tiny volumes where there is absolutely nothing. When this "nothing" is studied, it appears unstable. The more "nothing" you have, the more likely it is to spontaneously turn into "something" -- and the equivalent anti-something. In this way, the sum remains zero and no law is broken.

    Almost always, when this is observed, the particles that are created are an electron and an anti-electron (also called a positron). Almost always, these two particles circle back to each other in an extremely small fraction of a second and cancel each other out (returning the nothing to nothing).

    Such an event is a quantum fluctuation. Matter created out of nothing.

    "Almost always" is not exactly the same as "always".

    "Nothing" does exist and it appears to be unstable, wanting to break down into something (plus its anti-something).

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  • Anonymous
    11 months ago

    Yes ofcourse. Two ants pushing against each other or two elephants pushing against each other won't do any work and will appear as nothing. Yet there is a huge difference between the ant situation and the elephant situation. This the basis of Tom Beardean's science of scalar energy. When physical phenomenon cancel each other it usually get pumped to the time domain. Time domain is the same like the Soviet Torsion theory and is the same like entropy.

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  • 11 months ago

    How could it not?

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  • 11 months ago

    Nothing can exist for it, nothing can respond in like terms. Nothing is the wave of cancelling light beams. There is no thing where there is nothing, and it is like the symbolism or the fate of infinity that does not exist when truth arrives.

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  • 11 months ago

    Probably, but not anywhere near me. Even deep space has something in it--stray molecules of gases, cosmic rays, neutrinos, photons, magnetic and gravitational fields, radio waves, dark matter and dark energy.

    No one is sure what is inside a black hole. Perhaps matter is crushed to less than even a quark or a string, becoming nothing.

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  • 11 months ago

    If nothing exists, you wouldn't be asking this question.

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