Subject: Was nun ist die wahre kosmische Zeit t*?
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 13:12:16 +0200
From: Dimi Chakalov <>
To: Peter Ostermann <>

Dear Dr. Ostermann,

Regarding your stationary line element and pre-established celestial balance (astro-ph/0312655), and your paper "Universum und Relativitätstheorie" v2, (physics/0211054 v2), Eqs 36 - 38: please see

I believe the Beobachtungszeitpunkt  t*  refers to an UNspeakable Holon,

It's all from the human brain,

Wishing you all the best for 2004,

Dimi Chakalov
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae.  The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe,

Pritie amzanig huh?

Note: I wouldn't like to leave the impression that have fully grasped the ideas of Peter Ostermann. His main text is in German, "Universum und Relativitätstheorie" v2, dated December 31, 2003 (physics/0211054 v2), and it will take some time to study it. It is a great pleasure to me to get in touch with his sharp mind. Real joy.

What I wanted to suggest was that certain things in the world apply to the universe as a whole. Hence we talk about some global characteristics of the universe, and the captivating notion of some preferred reference frame is ready to emerge: if we can pinpoint something that applies to the whole universe, it won't be able to change, it won't evolve, simply because there will be no place left to go to. Hence it will be in absolute rest. Wouldn't that be fantastic? If we could only "get there", we could perhaps imagine the time read by our clock running backwards, and after only 13.7 billion years we would be placed in the very center of The Beginning, as I tried to explain to my daughter (I will appreciate some help from Matt Visser though). Perhaps every physical clock reads its local time and this "global" component of time. If the latter exists, can we reveal it? I wouldn't look for it in Einstein's GR, for obvious reasons.

The subject is very subtle and tricky. Three years ago, on Sat, 27 Jan 2001 21:19:54 -0800, George Smoot was kind to elaborate on the Cosmic Background Radiation, and touched the issue of the mechanism which "puts inertia in every object including each and every brain, neuron and synapse." What makes the 3-D space isotropic? Why would the vacuum zero point energy act like a homogeneous sea of radiation? Maybe GR does imply -- not require, as Rainer Kühne argues --  a preferred rest frame.

If true, how would Mother Nature hide its preferred rest frame? Maybe by making all proper time zero in it, as if you're riding a photon. Maybe the "true" cosmic time t* is exactly this stand-still time pertaining to an atemporal section of the whole universe, a transcendental tachyon which is absolutely everywhere for zero time interval, as read by our good old wristwatch. You never know, do you?

I rushed to suggest my thoughts on this very tough issue. Now I'll study Peter Ostermann, he is a real professional. I hope will learn tons of new things about the Aristotelian First Cause. It also resides in some preferred rest frame, being driven by itself. Can we think of something that can act on itself, just like the First Cause? Of course, that's the human brain! Coincidently or not, the gravitational field also makes all matter fields self-interacting, sources say. It looks to me that something "puts inertia in every object including each and every brain, neuron and synapse", knowing very well what is going on in this moment in the whole universe, being able to 'think globally and act locally'.

The Angels are in the details, right? I think one of the best sources to zoom on these details is the research work by Peter Ostermann. Thanks a million, Dr. Ostermann!

Dimi Chakalov
January 6, 2004