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  1. General topology

    I'm guessing they mean the product in the infinite product of the real line. Have you tried applying the definitions of the two topologies?
  2. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    No. Newton's laws are still accurate for liquids and gases; the only difference is that they have to be analyzed through densities (note: not necessarily mass densities). The laws are still accurate. Because the sun is much, much, much, much closer than anything else in the galaxy. It's not because the Sun is more dense. It's that everything else is really, really, stupendously far away - so Newton's law of gravitation says that the corresponding force is tiny compared to that of the Sun.
  3. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    The forces are, by Newton's third law, equal (and opposite). The accelerations are inversely proportional to the mass, by Newton's second law - so, as an interstellar cloud will generally be more massive than a planet, the planet's movement will be more affected. If you believe otherwise, then you are rejecting Newton's laws. Let's take interstellar gas out of the picture for a moment (as that runs into definition issues - interstellar literally means "between stars"). Instead, let' focus on galaxies. Yes, I have heard of stars orbiting galaxies (or, more precisely, orbiting as part of a galaxy). The closest thing to your statement is that, say, the acceleration of the Earth is more affected by the Sun than by the galaxy. Is that what you are trying to talk about?
  4. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    What, precisely, do you mean by this? I think this is central to your claims.
  5. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    Two things. 1) There is no part that says that; it isn't even true in general. More specifically: there are systems of objects where one object is not attracted towards the center of mass, but instead towards a nearby mass. This is clearest, for example, in the Sun-Earth-Moon system; the moon is attracted to the Earth, not to the center of mass of the Earth and Sun. 2) In the case of an object being attracted to a massive (that is, having mass) sphere, that in't separate from Newtonian gravity. It's a direct consequence (via the shell theorem, as Mordred says). As such, do you reject Newtonian gravity?
  6. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    My apologies - I mistook your enthusiasm for that of the newly-"initiated". Good on you for keeping up that enthusiasm! I would say that even in the OP, the thread should clearly have been at the level of Newton's laws, and simple integration. I think that there already as a problem just with intrinsic vs extrinsic properties, as I plan to explain.
  7. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    Unified Field: how much of standard physics do you accept? Do you accept Newton's laws? Newtonian gravity (as a nonrelativistic approximation)?
  8. Size & Gravity - Is General Relativity Incorrect?

    Mordred - I'm guessing that you just recently learned a lot of relativity, and really liked it. Which is good, but it's not the level appropriate for this conversation. This should be possible to discuss just using Newton's laws and Newtonian gravity - and probably very little in the way of integration.
  9. Irrationality of √3

    Planck's "number" isn't really a number. It has units; your question is analogous to asking "Is 1 meter rational?"
  10. Non-locality

    Ok.
  11. Non-locality

    It is not that you must agree with the premises. It is that you must understand them in the first place. It is that if you wish to reject what experts are saying, you need to know what they are saying in the first place.
  12. Non-locality

    I wouldn't be happy yet. Here's the thing: your rejection of those assumptions is precisely where a mathematical understanding of the physics comes in. Understanding the difference between those two integrals is precisely where you must learn the mathematics behind both classical and quantum mechanics.
  13. Non-locality

    No, you hadn't, because there is a difference between rejecting the theorem and rejecting the application of its assumptions. I do not mean it as a critique. I mean it as an attempt to make your position clearer. Now that it is clear you reject the application of the assumptions of Bell's theorem - namely, the integrals - your position is far clearer.
  14. Non-locality

    It seems to me that you have not because you have not followed your own argument to its natural conclusion. Your argument seems to be entirely related to rejecting the conclusion of Bell's theorem to your experiment; if you accept the mathematical validity of Bell's theorem, then you must reject the application of the assumptions of Bell's theorem to your experiment.
  15. Non-locality

    I strongly disagree; this is an attempt at precision, something that you - of all people here - should welcome. It is an attempt to get at the heart of what you think the problem is - the precise place where you think philosophy and the current descriptions of quantum theory (including entanglement) disagree.