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Aug2014 11:17 AM
marcus

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Before posting anything, please review the Physics Forums Global Guidelines.
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Jul1412 08:32 AM
ZapperZ

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Hey folks,
I just had a thought I wanted to share with you guys.
Just to review first the idea of Large extra...

Nov708 10:54 PM
robousy

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I find the recent results from those experiments quite interesting and it is somewhat disturbing not to see any...

Nov708 07:58 AM
arivero

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hi, i would need help to compute (approximately) the functional determinant
Det ( \partial ^{2} + V(\phi ) )
...

Nov608 02:19 AM
mhill

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I have an relevation. Where should I submit this, it has to do with quantum physic's of heat, and how that interacts...

Nov408 03:03 PM
Hootenanny

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http://fisica.ufmt.br/school2/
Some of the invited speakers: Paul Davies, Abhay Ashtekar, Lawrence M. Krauss, James...

Nov408 01:20 PM
marcus

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A proposed MDM goes beyond the standard model in a minimal way, so as to produce a candidate for dark matter. Here is...

Nov208 11:37 AM
ccdantas

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In super yang mills theories in 4,6,10 dimensions, the supersymmetry transformation is often written as (ignoring...

Oct3008 02:34 AM
BenTheMan

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Hi
I'm trying to learn more about Quantum Foam and naturally my curiosity led me to Wiki. In Wikipedia, it says...

Oct2908 10:11 AM
starkind

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This morning an odd thought struck me: Is it possible to consider
closed (oriented) strings which are entangled into...

Oct2808 04:37 PM
Octodude

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some of us will want to follow this
http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2006/09/connes_on_spectral_geometry_of.html
...

Oct2808 12:37 PM
mhill

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could anyone tell me where i could find a comprehensive introduction to Utiyama Mathematical reformulation of gravity...

Oct2808 04:06 AM
mhill

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Hi everybody,
I want to tackle the study of the physics of new dimensions: theoretical and phenomenological (Dark...

Oct2708 11:49 AM
Atakor

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I have read almost every article there is concerning the superstrings theory and i must say that it fascinates me......

Oct2608 10:37 AM
poeteye

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Hi,
A few years ago, I heard that string theory suggested a link between the gravitational constant (G) and...

Oct2608 06:26 AM
HallsofIvy

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If you always wanted to understand how we discover new particle, Garrett Lisi gave a delightful presentation at TED of...

Oct2508 09:08 AM
MTd2

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I was reading this:
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=181830
I was wondering if there is any up to...

Oct2308 10:38 AM
friend

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arXiv:0810.3435
Title: Dark matter, dark energy and gravitational proprieties of antimatter
Authors: Dragan...

Oct2308 10:11 AM
K.J.Healey

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This crazy thread is mean to stimulate some reflections on the logic of Einsteins Equations. It would be interesting...

Oct2108 04:07 AM
Fra

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I thought this 'd be interesting
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081010081650.htm
Mathematicians...

Oct2008 10:25 PM
H.M. Murdock

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What do you know about the current status of Garrett's TOE gambit?
Has anyone been checking his website? Any news?...

Oct1608 10:44 PM
marcus

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Carlo Rovelli and Lee Smolin have recently taken diametrically opposed positions on whether time is a basic part of...

Oct1608 03:43 AM
Demystifier

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Im not sure if this is the proper area for this but when they say that there might be other dimensions that we dont no...

Oct1408 08:41 PM
Hukdonquantum

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In plain English, what is the idea behind Group Field Theory by Oriti? How does this involve LQG, SF, and CDT?
...

Oct1308 09:42 AM
francesca

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How does one justify in String theory that 1+2+3+4+5+6+...=1/12?

Oct1008 08:25 AM
statdad

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Hey Guys,
I am currently reading Brian Greene's The Elegant Universe which introduces many of the basic ideas...

Oct1008 02:48 AM
Hyperreality

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In another couple of weeks we should have a Most Important Paper poll for 3rd quarter (JulySeptember) of 2008. As of...

Oct808 11:53 PM
marcus

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Bojowald (and other bounce QC researchers) are approaching a kind of 'moment of truth' with the April 2009 scheduled...

Oct808 10:23 PM
marcus

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Hi I'm new to Physics Forum but not Physics. I am well versed with the theories of Quantum Mechanics and String...

Oct708 12:21 PM
Toastus

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http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/Events/The_Clock_and_the_Quantum/Abstracts/
The week ending 2 October there was a...

Oct608 11:39 AM
Fra

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There's an article about Loop Quantum Gravity in this month's Scientific American, and I have a quick question. They...

Oct608 05:48 AM
lumidek

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Hi there, I'm searching for an argument according to which fundamental strings cannot carry RR charge. I'm aware of...

Oct608 05:34 AM
lumidek

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Couldn't find any old topics about this, so here we go.
So I was thinking about the relationship between inertia...

Oct608 05:29 AM
kvantti

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Hi.
I'm looking at Berkovits' pure spinor formulism of string theory. I am a PhD student studying mathematics and so...

Oct508 08:54 AM
zazzou

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as a physicist i know how to define the concepts such as derivatives integrals and so on, the problem comes when one...

Oct308 03:52 AM
mhill

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Frank Wilczek has presented a way of looking at the world which is curiously consonant with Lattice Quantum Gravity...

Oct208 09:54 PM
Max™

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This may have been posted somewhere else but, I would like to know.
How do LQG theorists reconcile the fact that...

Oct208 05:25 AM
francesca

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I just heard about Oriti when 3 days ago. But it seems he has interesting ideas. I will try to understand what Oriti...

Sep3008 10:02 PM
MTd2

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We know of Daniele Oriti because he has been postdoc in Renate Loll's group in Utrecht (see the Loll SciAm link in my...

Sep2908 09:36 PM
MTd2

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This is a major advance in the inclusion of matter in fourvalent spin networks of Loop quantum gravity.
things...

Sep2808 11:50 PM
marcus

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Hi there,
I am giving a talk to my class entitled "Beyond the standard model"  guess where I got that name from :p
...

Sep2708 03:04 AM
atyy

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