My work described on this blog can be summarized as trying to find and validate a field that could sustain a particle zoo. Previous posts on this blog detail the required characteristics and constraints on one such field, which I call a precursor field. 769 more words

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#### What is Quantum Field Theory?

A brief post today explaining the motivations for and success of Quantum Field Theory. Here at RTU we’ve given you a fair bit of exposure to the quirks and eccentricities of the Quantum Mechanical world (check out… 562 more words

#### The Mystery of Particle Quark Combinations

Whenever I lose my car keys, I look in a set of established likely places. If that doesn’t work, I have two choices–look again thinking I didn’t look closely enough, or decide the keys are not where I would expect and start looking in unusual places. 758 more words

#### ignorance and failure

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the Right Question Institute’s Midwest Conference as a guest, and I was able to bring a colleague from work with me. 867 more words

#### Renormalization

I’m working on the math for the Unitary Twist Field Theory sim. The first sim to run is the easiest I know of, the electron/photon interaction, and if the theory doesn’t yield some reasonably good results, the theory is dead, there’s no point in going further. 854 more words