Why Physics Needs, And Deserves, A Post-LHC Collider
Ethan Siegel

I’m purposely dumbing down this response for the sake of hobbyists like myself… supersymmetry and superposition, both offer a completely different perspective on how subatomic particles behave. I really hope I’m alive when some genius figures out how to include 50 quebits into one quantum computer (side-note)

As we know, Einstein set the speed limit for universe by his construct of general relativity. My two questions sound remedial, but that’s due inadequate responses in the past. As mentioned, the LHC accelerates particles at %99.9999 the speed of light. Like “Back to the Future” where the car needs to accelerate 88.7 mph in order for 1.121 gigawatts kicks the flux capacitor into effect. Applying the the general concept of surpassing a clearly defined point, like the speed of light, could we possibly moving into an entirely unforeseen territory… perhaps it brings a fifth dimension into plane sight -or some other unexpected portal — or maybe the altered and distorted reality changes our perspective of our “reality” I like examples Einstein used regarding how our reality changes if we were on a train traveling at the speed of light. We thallium to our neighbors just as we always do, but if we look out the window, we are unable to recognize our once observable reality when the train was stopped. My second questions similar responses, but in conjunction with the above, I wonder if the universe was/is still expanding at a speed faster than light — does entropy play a role at some point or is there infinite mass? If. if we know the universe is expanding faster and faster, but we can only observe light from as far back as 13.7 billion years ago (which will most likely have new light shed upon our understanding with Hubble’s replacement)

I enjoy your your take and understanding of these very complex constructs. If you have any suggestions regarding podcasts, online classes or other sources of information, I’d really appreciate it. I may be dead wrong about this, but I believe the seemingly easy questions to answer are really the most difficult to it’s simplistic and beautiful equation like E=MC2. Everyone knows that, but very few could create or understand the math behind its beauty; especially when you don’t have Einstein’s equation to use as your guide.