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Do physicists have photos or sensor data showing the spiral motion of positrons when a electron-positron pair are created? It seems that if positrons are electrons going backwards in time then if the recording equipment is moving from the present into the future it should not be able to record the trail of a positron that moves from the present into the past. Either in the photo of a pair production or in the photo of a pair annihilation, the positron trial should be missing. If it shows up in both then is it possible that time is not a 4th dimension but shares the same 3 dimensions as space? Is it possible that particles spinning and orbiting in 3D space are also moving in 3D time. Is it possible that it is just our mind that creates the concept of past and future when in fact motion in any direction in 3D space causes motion in any direction in 3D time with both time and space sharing the same 3 dimension? I know this means maybe minkowski didn't get it just right. If "s" is the direction light travels in space starting at coordinates 0,0,0 then: s^2 = x^2 + y^2 + z^2 c = s*t t = s/c t^2 = (x^2 + y^2 + z^2)/c^2 t^2 = x^2/c^2 + y^2/c^2 + z^2/c^2 t^2 = (t of x)^2 + (t of y)^2 + (t of z)^2
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