I took a bit of a break from answering questions for Ask a High Energy Astronomer for the wedding, but now I’m back.
Let the crackpot science begin!
I’m not sure how, but every time I’m in the hotseat I find some of the wackiest web pages. Today’s candiate? Tachyonized Products.
I found this page by Googling for “tachyon interactions” — that seems like a harmless enough search, yes? Well one of the first results was
this page [link no longer exists, as of 9/2015] talking about the physics of tachyons, Tachyon Energy (their term), and the healing power of the Tachyon Energy.
Tachyon Energy is omnipresent and limitless. It has all the potential information for creating perfect form in the universe.
Um. Right. But here’s the best gem from that page:
Everything that transpires in the human body, for example, already exists within Tachyon in perfect form. An excellent example of this is seen in the animal kingdom. It has been observed that animals which are not influenced in any way by human beings live completely healthy lives.
So, apparently animals that live lives completely un-influenced by humans only die from either old age or by the hand of another animal?
Even better, though, was the link to the catalog of “Tachyonized Products”*. The main difference between a tachyonized product and a non-tacyonized one is that the one on the left is $60 and the one on the right is $20. And frankly, if you’re dumb enough to fall for their spiel, you deserve to lose the money.
*You might wonder what Tachyonized products are, exactly. According to the web site, “Tachyonized materials are permanent antennas that are able to focus Tachyon Energy.” Oh. that explains it.