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Tag Archives: Projective Geometry
Step Inside the Perimeter
Just one breakthrough in theoretical physics can change the world. Perimeter Institute was created to accelerate breakthroughs in our understanding of the universe. The science is complex, but the basic Perimeter equation is simple: Bright Minds. Illuminating Ideas. Brilliant Future. … Continue reading
Quantum Mechanics and the Geometry of Spacetime
See:Colloquim January 30, 2014 – Quantum Mechanics and the Geometry of Spacetime *** Angels and Devils: MC Escher’s use of Hyperbolic Space See Also: Juan Maldacena’s NYU colloquium on QM, GR Dialogos of Eide
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Materialism/Physicalism
In philosophy, the theory of materialism holds that the only thing that exists is matter or energy; that all things are composed of material and all phenomena (including consciousness) are the result of material interactions. In other words, matter is … Continue reading
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Visible Earth
http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/ (Click on Image for Larger Viewing) See Also: Blue Marble Navigator Spaceship Earth: Who Is In Control? http://www.overviewinstitute.org/ http://www.overviewthemovie.com/ Dialogos of Eide
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Noncommutative standard model
In theoretical particle physics, the noncommutative Standard Model, mainly due to the French mathematician Alain Connes, uses his noncommutative geometry to devise an extension of the Standard Model to include a modified form of general relativity. This unification implies a … Continue reading
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Loci: A Gallery of Ray Tracing for Geometers
The crystalline state is the simplest known example of a quantum , a stable state of matter whose generic lowenergy properties are determined by a higher organizing principle and nothing else. Robert Laughlin Figure 10 with linked animation: Fivefold rotational … Continue reading
The Body Canvas
Let no one destitute of geometry enter my doors.” Who would have known about the distinction I had thought only myself could bare the artistic rendition of a thought processes that had unfurled in my own expressive way many others … Continue reading
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Descriptive geometry
At this point in the development, although geometry provided a common framework for all the forces, there was still no way to complete the unification by combining quantum theory and general relativity. Since quantum theory deals with the very small … Continue reading
Projective Geometries
A theorem which is valid for a geometry in this sequence is automatically valid for the ones that follow. The theorems of projective geometry are automatically valid theorems of Euclidean geometry. We say that topological geometry is more abstract than … Continue reading
Gino Fano
Gino Fano (5 January 1871 – 8 November 1952) was an Italian mathematician. He was born in Mantua, Italy and died in Verona, Italy. Fano worked on projective and algebraic geometry; the Fano plane and Fano varieties are named for … Continue reading