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Unified Reality Theory

Unus mundus, Latin for “one world”, is the concept of an underlying unified reality from which everything emerges and to which everything returns. There is an inclination for one to try and tie everything together. I have mentioned Jim Gates … Continue reading

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Visualizations are Important

Figure 1: Artist’s conception of AdS/CFT. The evolution of the proton at differentlength scales is mapped into the compact AdS5 dimension z. Dirichlet bag-like boundarycondition,     (z)jz=z0 = 0, is imposed at the confinement radius z = z0 = 1= … Continue reading

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A Deeper Search for Building Blocks of Nature

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory The strange properties of superconducting materials called “cuprates” (bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide is shown here), which cannot be described by known quantum mechanical methods, may correspond to properties of black holes in higher dimensions. … Continue reading

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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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A Conformal Field Theory Approach?

Using the anti–de Sitter/conformal field theory correspondence to relate fermionic quantum critical fields to a gravitational problem, we computed the spectral functions of fermions in the field theory. By increasing the fermion density away from the relativistic quantum critical point, … Continue reading

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Blackhole Information Paradox

What good is a universe without somebody around to look at it?Robert Dicke John Archibald Wheeler (born July 9, 1911) is an eminent American theoretical physicist. One of the later collaborators of Albert Einstein, he tried to achieve Einstein’s vision … Continue reading

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What is Happening at the Singularity?

WEll, some of the commentors like myself are not worth counting?:)Thanks for keeping it interesting Clifford of Asymptotia. I hope you won’t mind the following quotes for consideration.( it was considered spam) so I reprint it here. Quantum geometry differs … Continue reading

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The Gravity People of our History

What good is a universe without somebody around to look at it?Robert Dicke John Archibald Wheeler (born July 9, 1911) is an eminent American theoretical physicist. One of the later collaborators of Albert Einstein, he tried to achieve Einstein’s vision … Continue reading

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