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Apr1214 02:54 PM
marcus

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Before posting anything, please review the Physics Forums Global Guidelines.
If you are seeking help with a...

Jul1412 08:32 AM
ZapperZ

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See his Week246
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week246.html
Christine

Feb2607 05:23 AM
ccdantas

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Besides the Hawking talk on BH information loss, and the public lecture by Roger Penrose on fadishness, wishful...

Jul204 09:18 PM
sol2

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JB gives a talk at Perimeter today Wednesday 31 May and has posted his slides
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May3106 01:58 PM
marcus

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http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week208.html
TWF 208 reports on a recent quantum gravity at perimeter institute.
Here...

Nov704 02:28 AM
Chronos

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http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week240.html
no QG this time, interesting as usual though

Oct2306 09:30 AM
marcus

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http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week243.html
==sample quote==
...in the meantime, we can think about mathematical...

Dec2706 08:58 AM
Blackforest

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In this edition JB asks the question
When was the first calculus textbook written  and in what language?
and...

Feb607 05:39 PM
Dcase

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New issue of Baez This Week's Finds came out today
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week226.html
no quantum...

Feb1006 09:56 PM
marcus

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"HigherDimensional Algebra: A Language for Quantum Spacetime"
...

Jun1806 12:29 PM
john baez

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http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week207.html

Jul2604 04:22 PM
selfAdjoint

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http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/README.html
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week242.html
awesome photographs, and...

Dec1806 09:36 AM
marcus

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How do you balance the Loop and String programs?
They have each advanced unevenly in different respects, so trying...

Feb2611 03:33 PM
marcus

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Does anyone have any opinions about this paper? http://arxiv.org/abs/1208.5715 It's way over my head technically. The...

Dec2912 08:38 PM
bcrowell

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With any luck, sometime soon you can read this paper on the arXiv:
Aristide Baratin and Laurent Freidel
Hidden...

Dec2408 08:37 PM
MTd2

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something new is happening, indicated by John Baez starting that "Baratin Freidel" thread
I am starting this thread...

Jun2606 07:37 AM
Hurkyl

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http://arxiv.org/abs/hepth/0611042
Hidden Quantum Gravity in 4d Feynman diagrams: Emergence of spin foams
Aristide...

Nov1106 08:17 PM
Sauron

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STRING THEORY
J.L.F. Barbon
Department of Physics, Theory Division, CERN Geneva
Abstract
"This is a rendering of...

Apr2604 09:28 AM
selfAdjoint

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B Crowell asked what would be the best way into LQG and then (on looking over the suggested entrylevel "LQG Primer"...

Sep710 01:43 PM
marcus

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Ambjorn Jurkiewicz Loll seem to have settled on what to call their new approach to Quantum Gravity.
In their most...

Nov2404 10:20 PM
marcus

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The almost simultaneous detection of low energy and high energy photons puts tight constraints on models predicting...

Aug110 01:32 AM
marcus

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Hi,
I have no knowledge of ST but have a probably simple question.
I saw a program about how the extra dimensions of...

Mar2310 05:57 PM
tom.stoer

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I’m trying to understand bases of string theory and LQG but I’m not familiar with higher mathematics so I’m not able...

Sep406 06:25 AM
Sheyr

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Can someone give me a rundown on current quantum gravity research namely:
Loop Quantum gravity
Causal Dynamical...

Dec2311 10:10 PM
Kevin_Axion

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Hi.
Could someone please post a quick summary of which string theories are out there and how they relate to each...

Jun1004 07:32 PM
Alamino

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I've just found a review of mtheory which should be very interested for you.
http://arxiv.org/abs/hepth/0509137
...

Sep2105 10:52 AM
ohwilleke

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Is anyone going to attend this:
http://ctp.berkeley.edu/opening/
David Gross, Cumrum Vafa, Lisa Randall, and...

Oct1007 11:57 PM
deloprator2000

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How do you understand Beables? How do you define Beables? Are these supposed to be located in spacetime or behind...

Jun1711 08:24 AM
Varon

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The investigation of BHs by Shahar Hod has had a big impact Quantum Gravity. Everybody remembers the substantial...

Nov206 08:38 AM
selfAdjoint

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Hello! First time poster on physicsforums, and I've had a question that I thought would be best addressed here. I'm...

Jul1506 09:02 PM
FrogPad

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She digs down and thinks, in this one
http://backreaction.blogspot.com/2006/10/diversityinscience.html
it was...

Nov306 11:24 AM
marcus

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http://backreaction.blogspot.com/2007/07/consistency.html
Bee took the time to write a thoughtful essay about...

Aug307 02:00 PM
marcus

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By my judgment as a bystander watching from the sidelines, this is a fantastically high quality paper.
Unless someone...

Feb1907 05:20 PM
hossi

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http://backreaction.blogspot.com/2007/08/garrettlisisinspiration.html
my candidate for the greatest ever physics...

Dec207 04:24 PM
Unbeliever

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It's a good paper. She delivered it in June at the Irvine SUSY 06 conference but we didnt get to see it until now.
...

Nov206 08:42 AM
selfAdjoint

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there has been a rumbling of lists in the Bloggery and Bee rose to the occasion at Backreaction...

Jul1306 02:30 AM
CarlB

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I'm looking for any information available concerning what "was" before the Big Bang. Anyone that can help? Thanks

Dec104 07:15 PM
marcus

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hello to brainiacs everywhere,
i posted a few questions last year but only received replies which
pointed out my...

Nov406 03:17 PM
OSbandito

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quantum gravity is currently the big problem
interest in string approach to quantum gravity has been declining lately...

Jul2505 02:24 AM
Spin_Network

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I was wondering, OK it is a gedakenexperiment because it is beyond
observation, but... how is spacetime...

May506 04:00 AM
Al.Rivero@gmail.com

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I was wondering, OK it is a gedakenexperiment because it is beyond
observation, but... how is spacetime...

Oct1106 01:07 PM
Al.Rivero@gmail.com

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