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>36 ACT, above 4.0 GPA, 2350 SAT, multiple extra-curriculars, governor school, live in north dakota
>didn't get into princeton
>didn't get into u of chicago
>didn't get into u of pennsylvania
>didn't get into caltech
>didn't get into cornell
i'm killing myself
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Hey, /sci/. I have a scientific hypothesis about a subject that would normally be discussed in /x/, that is Telekinesis. I have heard countless explanations on how telekinesis would work, mostly involving quantum mechanics and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and some other bullshit. However when I was in high school I came up with an idea for how telekinesis worked that involved one of the four fundamental forces in physics: electromagnetism.
It works like this. Try pressing your hand against a table. Notice your hand did not move past the table? This is because the electrons orbiting the atoms that make up your body are producing an electromagnetic field that repels the electromagnetic field generated by the electrons in the atom of that table much like how magnets repel each other when you try to force the identical poles together. That said, these forces are in play when you use your hand to exert force on a solid object like say a cardboard box. So in other words, electromagnetism is necessary in order for an individual to physically affect the world around them. Hell, it's the very thing that is keeping gravity from pulling you through the ground towards the Earth's core.
Based on this, my hypothesis is that Telekinesis is simply this same electromagnetic force, except projected over a distance like radio waves (which are also electromagnetic waves). What I want to know is, is there any validity to this hypothesis?
Also, inb4 FUCKING MAGNETS
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I've been thinking about the Chinese Room experiment for a while, and there is something that sprung to mind, it's probably wrong, but I wanted to know what /sci/ thinks.
Atoms and molecules act in the same way as the man inside the room does, they receive stimuli, and due to the laws of physics, an effect occurs.
We are conscious beings, but our building blocks are not, meaning that the man inside the room might not be "conscious", but enough of them compounded with each other could produce something that is.
Does this make any sense?
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Science of Dragonball
How the Kaio Ken works
The energy is drawn from the Dan Tian (energy field in the lower body, Chinese: ??), and sent out to the chest, back, head and four limbs.
The Ki travels underneath the skin and causes the muscles to bulge and the flesh to become thick around the bones.
As the Ki reaches the surface of the body in this dimension it manifests as heat, wind, and electricity.
When Goku employs the Kaio Ken he opens up all the cells in his body and taps into their energy on a molecular and sub-molecular level.
Goku’s cells, molecules, atoms, neutrons, quarks and all other sub atomic particles are opened up and tapped into for a very short amount of time.