"You need proof for all these theories of yours, Kath," he commented, drily unconvinced.
I had in mind, over the course of deliberating this new theory, that Neutrinos oscillate from one form to another as they journey in their straight-line flight, and it's quite possible (according to some scientists) that they 'skip' in and out of other dimensions as they do so. That wouldn't be too dissimilar, thinks I, to our cruising along as conscious entities on a wave packet that death simply collapses, only to be re-instigated in particle format some place else - spacetime having, after all, a lot of options on offer.
this article on Twitter about mesons and time.
It seems to kinda fit the profile. While everyone (well, everyone who's interested) seems ultra-keen to find out what the Universe is composed of, our perceptions of space and time are at best shaky, at worst extremely naive. Like the caterpillar who's lived all its life on a tree that has never moved, we tend to question the most basic of precepts, such as whether the Earth is a living thing, and bizarrely but seriously the question is now being posed in high places (thanx to Phil Metzger for the heads-up) as to whether the Universe is our home as much as the Earth is!