Tag Archives: space and time

What is Unreal Blog?

This post is an expanded version of a Web interview regarding my blog. It attempts to answer the question why I blog. And why one should take philosophy seriously. Seriously!

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Only a Matter of Time

Here is an unreal look at the what and why of time. Why do we have a sense of time when none of our five senses can sense it? Continue reading

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Half a Bucket of Water

When philosophers look at anything, it becomes a bit technical. Their technical analysis may sound boring and irrelevant. Here is an attempt to tilt things in their favor. Continue reading

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Why the Speed of Light?

Another post in the latest blitz of physics/philosophy articles, this one presents an idea that the significance of the speed of light a la Special Relativity is a consequence of our perception rather than an assumption. Continue reading

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What is Space?

This post examines the realness of our space perception. (Why did you think this blog was called Unreal?) Continue reading

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Light Travel Time Effects and Cosmological Features

This unpublished article is a sequel to my earlier paper (also posted as Are Radio Sources and Gamma Ray Bursts Luminal Booms?). This blog version contains the abstract, introduction and conclusions. The full version of the article is available as a PDF file. Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Special Relativity — A Comparison between Indian and Western Interpretations

In this blog version of an article published in Omega, I discuss how Eastern and Western views say essentially the same things when it comes to the nature of space and time. And how that view can be interpreted as a basis for understanding Einstein’s theories. [Journal Ref: Omega - Indian Journal of Science and Religion, Vol. VI, (Dec. 2007), pp 138-150.] Continue reading

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