Re: Time, bangs and quantum physics [was Re: Evidence for Big Bang]

Richard Ottolini (stgprao@sugarland.unocal.COM)
27 Apr 1995 15:58:36 GMT

In article <3nio13$>,
Mark Picton <> wrote:
>I suppose this is an old question but is time really a dimension? I mean
>our three spatial dimensions allow forwards and backwards travel but
>time can only really be measured in terms of events. Whereas, spatial
>dimensions can experienced directly time can only be measured indirectly
>with reference to events that have happened in our, subjective, past.

In a mathematical sense it functions as such, such as under
the assumptions of the relativity theories.
Human sensory experience is notoriously unreliable as judge
of objective reality as philosophers, physicists, and psychologists
have discovered over the past century.