You're kidding. Lower than slamming each other over baseball or politics?? It's ridiculous but not obscene, threatening or offensive. I've seen talking about skiing get pretty low compared to this. It certainly is time consuming though. So why am I even mentioning it?? I'm going to bet on the Giants and pick 17 to 14. Let's see how it turns out. Jimski --- Marc Guido <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > This list just hit an all-time low. > > > > ---------- > > Marc Guido, Editor > > First Tracks!! Online Media > > 3018 Sequoia Av > > Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2327 > > V: 801.634.5896 Skype:marcguido > > Toll-free voice & fax: 866.293.9107 > > [log in to unmask] > > www.FirstTracksOnline.com > > www.UtahSkiAndSnowboard.com > > > > From: Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dana > Dorsett > Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 1:37 PM > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] ???? > > > > Rachel Rose [[log in to unmask]] writes: > > >last itme i checked the laws of physics there was > something about not being > able to be in two places at once. > > >Maybe that also explain why you haven't seen me. > i'm where i am and you're > where you are...not one and the > > >same place. > > Or maybe you¡Çre rilly rilly tiny and movin¡Ç rilly > rilly FAST!?! > > Last time I checked the laws of physics: > > Locating a particle in a small region makes the > momentum of the particle > uncertain, and conversely, measuring the momentum of > a particle precisely > makes the position uncertain. > > In quantum mechanics, the position and momentum do > not have precise values, > but have a probability distribution. There are no > states in which a particle > has both a definite position and momentum. The > narrower the probability > distribution is in position, the wider it is in > momentum. > > A mathematical statement of the principle is that > every quantum state has > the property that the root-mean-square (RMS) > deviation of the position from > its mean (the standard deviation of the > X-distribution): > > times the RMS deviation of the momentum from its > mean (the standard > deviation of P): > > can never be smaller than a small fixed multiple of > Planck's constant: > > The mathematical statement implies the physical > statement. Once an observer > measures the position of a particle with accuracy > ¦¤X, the state of the > particle immediately after the measurement has . > > The uncertainty principle is related to the observer > effect, with which it > is often conflated. In the Copenhagen interpretation > of quantum mechanics, > the uncertainty principle is a theoretical > limitation of how small the > observer effect can be. A precise position > measurement must alter the > momentum by a large indeterminate amount and > vice-versa. > > While this is true in all interpretations, in many > modern interpretations of > quantum mechanics (many-worlds and variants), the > quantum state itself is > the fundamental physical quantity, not the position > or momentum. Taking this > perspective, while the momentum and position are > still uncertain, the > uncertainty is not just an effect caused by > observation, but by any > entanglement with the environment. > > So, where the lleh are you (and how fast are you > goin¡Ç)? > > (Sure wish it were snowing hard instead of R**Nin¡Ç > hard! :-( ) > > dana > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page. http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - SkiVt-L is brought to you by the University of Vermont. To unsubscribe, visit http://list.uvm.edu/archives/skivt-l.html