The Quantum Catastrophe

By Johny Jagannath

Agent Smith
"The ultraviolet catastrophe, also called the Rayleigh–Jeans catastrophe, was the prediction of late 19th century/early 20th century classical physics that an ideal black body at thermal equilibrium will emit radiation in all frequency ranges, emitting more energy as the frequency increases. When calculating the total amount of radiated energy, (ie, the sum of emissions in all frequency ranges), shows that it is infinite, contradicting the principles of conservation of energy." 

Then Wiki continues in a later paragraph that, "Albert Einstein solved the problem by postulating that Planck's quanta were real physical particles—what we now call photons, not just a mathematical fiction." The problem is, most of Quantum particles are point particles. They are literally fiction. They have zero spatial extent. That means, their size is "zero". A size zero particle, is as good as nonexistent because zero means, nothing. A photon is a size zero particle, so is an electron, so are the building blocks of an atom, namely, quarks.

Basically, Quantum Mechanic-ers (aka QM-ers) point to an empty space and claim there is a real "particle" there. That right there is a, lack of commonsense catastrophe. And if you hold the QM-ers to the same standard they hold the late 19th century/early 20th century classical physics, especially about "infinity" in their work, then you will find that the QM-ers come up short on practically every single theoretical entity they came up with, to supposedly eliminate, "the ultraviolet catastrophe".

Here's how Wikipedia summarizes a certain catastrophe in the context of an "electron", a  point particle:

"The electron has no known substructure and it is assumed to be a point particle with a point charge and no spatial extent. In classical physics, the angular momentum and magnetic moment of an object depend upon its physical dimensions. Hence, the concept of a dimensionless electron possessing these properties contrasts to experimental observations in Penning traps which point to finite non-zero radius of the electron. A possible explanation of this paradoxical situation is given below in the "Virtual particles" subsection by taking into consideration the Foldy-Wouthuysen transformation.

The issue of the radius of the electron is a challenging problem of the modern theoretical physics. The admission of the hypothesis of a finite radius of the electron is incompatible to the premises of the theory of relativity. On the other hand, a point-like electron (zero radius) generates serious mathematical difficulties due to the self-energy of the electron tending to infinity. These aspects have been analyzed in detail by Dmitri Ivanenko and Arseny Sokolov." 

And here's a short list of point particles in Quantum Mechanics and their respective catastrophes owing to their, zeroness:
  • An electron is a point particle. Therefore it should not exist. It should not have "mass" or "momentum". But experiments show that it does. Therefore, we have an "Electron Catastrophe". 
  • A proton is made of three point particles, namely 'quarks', therefore a proton is also a point particle, and it does not exist, giving us the, "Proton Catastrophe". 
  • A neutron is made of three point particles, namely 'quarks', therefore a neutron is also a point particle, and does not exist, giving us the, "Neutron Catastrophe". 
  • Since an atom is made of, protons, neutrons and electrons, which don't exist owing to their size, we are left with an "Atomic Catastrophe" where an entire universe is composed of size zero particles, making it practically: empty (with an Agent Smith accent) giving us the dreaded, "Universal Catastrophe".
QM is meta bogus, meta smoke and mirrors where meta isn't meta enough to describe the mess that comes out of point particles especially when they're used in the context of atoms, the building blocks of matter. And anyone that believes in such patent nonsense as a scientific theory, must be seriously suffering from a leap of faith catastrophe.


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