Category Archives: Tomato Soup

Illusions of Grandeur?

Illusions of Gravity Three spatial dimensions are visible all around us–up/down, left/right, forward/backward. Add time to the mix, and the result is a four-dimensional blending of space and time known as spacetime. Thus, we live in a four-dimensional universe. Or … Continue reading

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A Holograpical Universe

Plato likened our view of the world to that of an ancient forebear watching shadows meander across a dimly lit cave wall. He imagined our perceptions to be but a faint inkling of a far richer reality that flickers beyond … Continue reading

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The Pringles Potato Chip

….a higher dimensional version of the Pringle’s potato chip. Brian Greene, The Fabric of the Cosmos, pg 483, Para 2, line 29 Again I try remind good scientists that I have nothing to offer other then trying to keep pace … Continue reading

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Graviton in a Can?

After you consume “graviton in a can,” you might never be the same? Brane thinking may then dominate your every view of the world. Then, it will all make sense? Imagine while we peer deeper into the subject of the … Continue reading

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CFT and the Tomato Soup Can

As always, the layman trying to develope the mathematical views?:) Greg Kuperberg on Sep 15th, 2005 at 12:11 pm Conformal maps of the Earth are a great introduction to complex analysis. If you identify the Earth with the Riemann sphere, … Continue reading

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