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Lee Smolin Public Lecture Special: Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution
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Will Quantum Gravity Get Us to the Stars?
The Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi) 2nd International Conference in Ponta Delgada, Azores. July 712, 2009. Topics include cosmology, astrophysics, gravity, quantum gravity, quantum theory, and highenergy physics. http://www.fqxi.org/ The MedusoAnthropic Principle is a speculative theory by Louis Crane (1994). The … Continue reading
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Lee Smolin: Cosmological Natural Selection
Which leads to a prediction or an observation that after many, many generations the population of the universes should be finetuned to maximize the production of Black Holes. And that has further implications for things that we can actually try … Continue reading
Think About Nature on Edge.Org
Lee Smolin The main question I’m asking myself, the question that puts everything together, is how to do cosmology; how to make a theory of the universe as a whole system. This is said to be the golden age of … Continue reading
Plato’s Problem and Meno: How Accurately Portrayed?
SOCRATES: Then he who does not know may still have true notions of that which he does not know? MENO: He has. SOCRATES: And at present these notions have just been stirred up in him, as in a dream; but … Continue reading
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The Cosmic Landscape
I noticed a few blogs mentioning the landscape. Asymptotia(Clifford Johnson), The Reference Frame(Lubos Motl), and Not Even Wrong (Peter Woit’s) blog. The Cosmic Landscape:String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design by Leonard Susskind After reading Susskind’s book in regards … Continue reading
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Finiteness in String Theory Landscape
Quantum Effect, however allow a manifold to change state abruptly at some pointto tunnel through the intervening ridge to a nearby lower valley. Please take note of the underlined. Well after some thought here in terms of the landscape, it … Continue reading
Heralded from the 21st Century: String Theory
I know not how, may find their way to the minds of humanity in Some Dimensionality, and may stir up a race of rebels who shall refuse to be confined to limited Dimensionality.” from Flatland, by E. A. Abbott It … Continue reading
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The Mind Field
Lee Smolin: Height is proportional to the number of things the theory gets right. Since we don’t have a convincing case for the right theory yet, that is a high peak somewhere off in the distance. The existing approaches are … Continue reading
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Newton’s Space was the Sensorium
Sir Isaac Newton, FRS (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727) [OS: 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727] was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher who is generally regarded as one of the greatest scientists and … Continue reading
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