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Why So Complicated?

From: Danish researchers looking to crowdfund ‘Theory of Everything’

Never to be a jerk about it, but I’m already dissuaded, based upon the annotation under the main post image there… 1,504 more words

Science

Book Review: The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time

Review of “The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time” by Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin

The Singular Universe is effectively two separate books held together by some common ideas. 2,399 more words

IOPselect

From Quanta: "String Theory Meets Loop Quantum Gravity"


Quanta Magazine

January 12, 2016
Sabine Hossenfelder

Eight decades have passed since physicists realized that the theories of quantum mechanics and gravity don’t fit together, and the puzzle of how to combine the two remains unsolved. 1,902 more words

Basic Research

Deformations of Polyhedra and Polygons by the Unitary Group by Livine

This week whilst preparing some calculations I have been looking at the paper ‘Deformations of Polyhedra and Polygons by the Unitary Group’. In the paper the author inspired by… 711 more words

Quantum Tetrahedron Papers

Polyhedra in spacetime from null vectors by Neiman

This week I have been studying a nice paper about Polyhedra in spacetime.

The paper considers convex spacelike polyhedra oriented in Minkowski space. These are classical analogues of… 1,109 more words

Quantum Tetrahedron Papers

A new realization of quantum geometry by Bahr, Dittrich and Geiller

This week I have continued to study the paper ‘A new realization of quantum geometry‘. In particular I am interested in the proposed forms of the… 366 more words

Quantum Tetrahedron Papers