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The international system of units
The 'INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS', abbreviated SI, defines the seven quantities listed in the left box below and the specific methods to build up a physical standard for each, called the unit, against which any other quantity of the same type can be compared.
Or Physics seven (7) Basic quantities
These quantities are considered to be the building blocks of physics.
- Length (meter)
- Mass (kilogram)
- Time (second)
- Electric current (ampere)
- Thermodynamic temperature (kelvin)
- Amount of substance (mole)
- Luminous intensity (candela)
They are used to express the laws of physics.
Many other quantities can be derived out of the combination of the basic quantities.
For instance a speed is the ratio of a length by a time.
Acceleration is the ratio of a speed by a time.
And a force is the multiplication of acceleration by mass.
Because physics expresses everything in the Universe in terms of these basic quantities, one concludes for oneself that in physics there are no other basic quantities than those of this SI unit system.
Surprisingly, even though there can be no other basic quantities in the reality of the physical world, other major systems of units have been established in the science of physics, (in our human minds) with conversion factors to the SI units.
Think about it!
How could the universe be based on the SI set of quantities and on other differing basic quantities altogether?
Worse, in quantum mechanics, besides space and time, only particles (quarks, electrons, etc...) and four forces exist!
Is Force a Fundamental or a Derived Quantity?
How is this quantum mechanics' fundamental concept of force (a pillar of the theory) getting along with the SI quantities, in which it doesn't even appear?
As shown above, in the BOX: "Derived Quantities" a force is only a mental byproduct of a series of other mental concepts that of speed and acceleration all mathematically derived from length, time and mass.
Is force a fundamental constituent of the universe as asserted in the quantum theory, or is force a derived quantity of length, time and mass?
Physics' concept of force is dubious. Trying to make sense of Nature through physics concept of force doesn't lead very far.
Should we not, we the human race, decide once and for all what are the basic quantities that make the universe?
Physics' has problems... and scientists will very likely not tackle these problems let alone solve them!
In a first analysis it seems that experimental as well as applied physics may use several unit systems, as needed, with no conflict of interest.
Yet considering the fundamental entity of force, theoretical physics is far from satisfying my expectations!
Unfortunately, even though the time for theoretical physics to define a policy that makes sense on that matter has come, that will not happen for several reasons:
It seems that physical experiments will point out any wrong doing in theoretical physics and the latter will be corrected accordingly, but one loses confidence when logic does no longer rule.
- Physics can grow in any direction.
While parts of physics no doubt reflect reality, other parts of physics could be fiction that would make no difference.
I am thinking of parallel universes and warm holes for instance, but force could be one of them.
Science may stray from reality, science continues its course untarnished and revered.
- There is no head guiding the science of physics.
Whether some pull the alarm about a given theory or not, that makes no difference either!
Some physicists may contradict others that makes no difference; science continues its course untarnished and revered; famous case is Einstein-Bohr dissension about quantum theory.
- Physics is too deeply involved (in details) and far too advanced (in complexity) to be able to change its departing points.
As an example, in spite of Einstein's idea of space-time, which abolishes both time and space, time ("t") and space ("d" for distance) are still honored in physics.
Physics' science stubbornly rests on conventional concepts, such as "time", most dating millenniums and never questioned.
And no matter the convenience and beauty of the mathematical tools, logic parts from physics and all together physics parts from reality, right from beginning with the concept of inertia, a concept utterly fictitious as it has no physical collateral!
Solutions to physics dilemmas are bound to appear though.
Whether it is the solution or not, gravimotion's interpretation of Nature, the object of this web site, has the merit to tackle and solve many of physics dilemmas.
Gravimotion's interpretation of Nature
By contrast to physics various systems each made of various basic quantities, gravimotion's interpretation of Nature is based on a single phenomenon.
Gravimotion image of reality is based on the phenomenon of motion only and nothing else!
And that makes of gravimotion a unified interpretation of Nature from start to end, a feast far from being reached in science!
The fact is science is based on the observation of reality, not on reality. Relativity is based on the observation of motion not on the reality of motion (as considered in gravimotion); in science it is the observation of motion that has the characteristic of relativity! Motion is but an ephemeral byproduct of force, and force is the main actor in physics.
Note that does not put in question the relativity theory as the observation of motion is as real as the reality of motion.
Consider for a moment the gravitation phenomenon as being free fall, the fabric of gravitation is motion! Then consider the translation of light, which is motion involving neither mass nor matter, light is pure motion! Finally add physics' teaching that heat is motion (of molecules) and you get an idea at the unity of reality as expressed in the concept of gravimotion (based on motion only).
Science and gravimotion interpretations of Nature
In science, either motion is elusive (relativity theory), or motion is, for all purposes, ignored (quantum theory).
In science motion is but a mental abstraction, forces are real.
Gravimotion is the mirror image of science physics. Motion, which is not considered to be real in science, is real in gravimotion!
Then all that is considered real in science is not in gravimotion. In gravimotion's interpretation of Nature, physics seven basic quantities above, as well as all of quantum physics forces and particles are but mental by-products of motion's reality.
Last but not least, most of physics mathematics applies indiscriminately to both conventional interpretation of reality and its gravimotion mirror image.
The ultimate goal of gravimotion is to provide physical consistency to physics' equations...
For a drastic, not part of physics, interpretation of physics mathematics, click:
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