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Marshall Barnes, R&D Eng Rocks Wormhole Time Machine Solution That Proves Stephen Hawking Wrong
Marshall Barnes, R&D engineer in advanced concept science and technology, has released an educational video disproving Stephen Hawking's statement on feedback developing inside of a wormhole time machine, the first ever experiment to prove him wrong.
"When the Discovery Channel was announcing the TV special with a series of promos, they made these ridiculous statements about Hawking that were just over the top remarks that made him sound almost like a god. I held on to one and twisted it to my own satisfaction. It was 'Stephen Hawking, the greatest mind on the planet', and I twisted it into 'Stephen Hawking is not the greatest mind on the planet, just its most intelligent comedian' which was first published in an article that appeared in the Dallas Observer (see http://www.dallasobserver.com/
In March of 2012, Marshall did the first demonstration of one of the problems stemming from Hawking's argument that a wormhole to the past would cause a feedback loop that would increase in energy and destroy the wormhole connection. Because Hawking uses the feedback that can be heard at times at rock concerts as an example, he unwittingly played right into Marshall's hands. As a rock musician, recording engineer and producer, Marshall had already used audio feedback as an example to describe Hawking's objection to closed time-like curves in 2004 at a breakthrough lecture he gave to a class of Sabra Webber's at the Ohio State University, for which she said in part that, "Personally, I have rarely seen someone with the passion he displayed for his work." However, Marshall also showed that using the same set-up, an alternative geometry could be created that would not cause feedback and simultaneously describe the proper way he feels a closed time-like curve would work. Then, in 2012, after Hawking mentioned his idea based on the goings on at a "rock gig", Marshall added the performance on a guitar as part of the demonstration. He did it at Thomas Worthington High School (see http://www.prlog.org/
Marshall plans on making more videos as he has plenty of Hawking mistakes that he's discovered which are also described in detail in his book, Space Warps and Time Tunnels: The Infamous Legacy of One Stephen W. Hawking, which is available exclusively at Blurb.com. He also plans a tour, this school year, of high schools around the country, as well as his work with his many aerospace related projects.
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