On Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 2:43:47 PM UTC-6 johnk...@gmail.com wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 3:01 PM Alan Grayson <agrays...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >> Schrödinger's Equation is time independent, >>> >> >> *> Then why, for example, does the solution for a free particle spread >> out as time progresses? AG * >> > > As time progresses things change, that is in fact what time means. So if > something spreads out as time progresses if you reverse time then that > "something" would converge. Schrodinger's wave equation works in either > direction, no information is lost so if you know what the wave looks like > now you can figure out what it will look like tomorrow and also figure out > what it looked like yesterday. > If you don't know that the SE is time DEPENDENT, at least one of its forms, you should refrain from posing as a expert on its interpretation. Further, in the case of a free particle, the solution changes its form as tIme goes backward, or forward, so your comment shows ignorance of what time dependence *means*. AG > > John K Clark See what's on my new list at Extropolis > <https://groups.google.com/g/extropolis> > ptp > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/everything-list/e32451b9-c92f-49c7-ad5a-61d4faa63514n%40googlegroups.com.