

Fields Vs ParticlesThe conventional wisdom of physics has long maintained that the universe consists of a “substance” which fills the void of space. This substance has had many names over the years as its level of complexity has been repeatedly increased. In earlier times, this spacelike substance was called the “luminiferous æther,” and was used as a medium to explain the wavelike photons. Later, it was referred to as the “electromagnetic field” in order to explain the nonlocal effects of electromagnetism, and then as the “gravitational field” to explain the apparent nonlocal effects of gravitation. In modern times, it is called the “spacetime continuum” to explain the conversion of photons to matter, matter to photons, and the relativistic mass, space and time distortions of the Lorentz Transformation. It has been called the “negative energy sea” to explain the existence of antimatter, and the “pilot wave” to explain the nonlocal view of quantum mechanics demanded by the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. In short, the voice of modern physics declares that this “spacelike” substance is all there is. Matter, energy, space, and time are merely aspects of the many different contortions, dimensions, and dances that this unified substance can exhibit to the observer. Individual particles are seen as mere illusions of measurement, existing only as an intricate part of the unity of this allpervasive “stuff” which has come to be referred to as “spacetime.” The theory of Absolute Motion is in many respects the exact opposite of contemporary physics’ potential “unified field” theory. Absolute Motion is a totally nonfield theory that admits only the existence of expanding mass particles which move through absolutely empty, NewtonianEuclidean space. Discarded is the idea that space has a fourth dimension or any other dimensions capable of containing time or fields. The only interaction is one mass particle touching, pushing, or pulling another mass particle. The primary parameter of these particles is mass. Space and time are simply aspects of this mass, having no meaning other than to describe the shape and motion of this mass. Whereas within the theory of Special Relativity, time is a function of the properties of space, within the theory of Absolute Motion, time is a function of the motion of mass. The idea of spacetime in Special Relativity is replaced by the opposite and complementary mechanical concept of masstime in Absolute Motion Theory. All interactions are local. The result of the centurylong quest for a unified field theory to explain nonlocal effects is the generalized idea of the “field.” The field concept replaces the idea of empty space and its simple, NewtonianEuclidean coordinates of mass, space, and time with a witches brew of polydimensional mathematical equations, often leading to paradoxes that block the mind from any kind of intuitive conceptualizations of the process being described. The secret to the discovery of a unified field theory is not to show how the four fundamental forces can all be part of a single field process. It is to show that, in fact, there are no “fields” at all. The universe consists of empty, infinite, and fixed space within which numerous particles of mass move with complex motions. The mass of these particles is contained in long, slender, hollow “strings” that are wound into the complex, threedimensional shapes of the particles. These particles each have a shape that is called a circlon. One advantage of Absolute Motion Theory over the standard theory is that the mechanical circlonshaped particles of mass can be depicted accurately with threedimensional models and twodimensional drawings. In contrast, the point particle with its many fields described by the standard model can only be represented by complex multidimensional equations. 



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