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Apr1214 02:54 PM
marcus

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Jul1412 08:32 AM
ZapperZ

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I´ve just started to study superstrings and I´m working on Polchinski´s book problems. I come from other area and so...

Jun1004 01:41 PM
Alamino

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Benedetti Groh Machado Saueressig have (what will probably turn out to be) a landmark paper where they show the...

Jan2911 02:14 PM
A. Neumaier

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I suspect that the most influential string research will now tend to be done in places where there is a strong...

Oct2607 04:11 PM
marcus

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This paper seems to be another entry in the LQG/string crossover competition:
http://arxiv.org/abs/1303.3246...

Mar1413 12:46 AM
mitchell porter

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An outstanding puzzle in Quantum Gravity is the strange coincidence that two of the most developed approaches both...

Dec1408 01:39 AM
atyy

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For anyone not familiar with Bengtsson here are 34 papers in grqc, hepth, and quantph going back to 1992...

Mar2207 08:22 PM
marcus

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Interesting development. We already knew nonstring QG at UC Davis, but hadn't heard of LQG research in the UC Berkeley...

Dec3009 08:58 PM
marcus

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Which of the following is the most promising road to quantum gravity?
1. quantising General Relativity
2....

Mar811 12:42 AM
Fra

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The best online slideset exposition of Causal Dynamical Triangulations that I have seen so far is the one that...

Aug908 09:47 PM
marcus

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The clearest and most thorough discussion of the Cosmic Natural Selection conjecture that I have seen so far is
Is...

May1205 10:24 AM
marcus

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What is the best review article, published in a peerreviewed journal, introducing string theory?

Nov609 08:50 AM
Demystifier

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Hello all,
I am asking a question that I expect will return many answers. If any of you were presented with a...

Dec2010 11:15 AM
Nisdoc

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Hi all, and bless.
Sorry about the mystic greeting but I feel like I need all the grisgris I can get these days. A...

Jan1405 07:37 PM
nightcleaner

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I've heard that that origin of String Theory was in Gabriele Veneziano's analysis of the Euler beta function in...

Feb710 08:24 AM
tom.stoer

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Hello,
I am hunting informations about new physics.
I am starting a phd in theoretical high energy physics....

Apr310 09:45 AM
tom.stoer

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To my understanding General Relativity is a theory of geometry. Is it mandatory that the next step beyond GR also be a...

Mar2414 05:46 PM
Drakkith

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Is anyone out there working on a theory of elementary particles that is basic quantum mechanics without the Hilbert...

Jun1306 06:47 PM
CarlB

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Bee Hossenfelder has an interesting post I'd like to get some comment on...

Jul1813 11:13 PM
marcus

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If we can find a Semiclassical model expanding the Path integral
\int D \phi e^{iS
HOwever this semiclassical...

Feb608 04:21 AM
mhill

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A common misconception from friends studying outside a Bsc. is the impression that our universe is expanding out in...

Feb2709 04:57 PM
hadrons

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So one can even have "beyond standard Thermodynamics" :biggrin: I just came across this and it seems interesting.
...

May3113 10:21 AM
RonL

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What do you think will we discover with the LHC? And what will we learn from it?
Reference:
Les Houches "Physics...

May206 02:20 PM
hossi

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Does anyone have information about a book by Rudy Vaas supposed to come out this year, called Beyond the Big Bang.
...

Mar807 01:19 PM
marcus

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http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.8050
Beyond the Spectral Standard Model: Emergence of PatiSalam Unification
Ali H....

May1513 07:22 PM
arivero

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This may seem like a stupid question but I am asking in curiosity: If the boundary where we can see no further of our...

Oct1312 01:36 AM
tanzanos

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Model, well i doubt if any one can give a clear discription of what that is, to me everything is up for grabs, or is...

Feb406 04:39 PM
Kea

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We've been watching this development taking shape ever since the tentative Gambini Pullin papers about it in 2006. It...

Jun910 05:14 PM
Fra

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To know what lies beyond would serve us how ?
That is to say if everyone is working towards a common goal, in what...

Apr1507 07:22 PM
Hell_SD

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It is sometimes stated that new principles are required to solve the puzzle of quantizing gravity and harmonizing all...

Dec2610 04:29 PM
inflector

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Alright, so I'm just getting through my first semester of QFT and while I'm not quite ready to step into anything...

Dec1711 05:23 AM
jack ch

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I do not think that the following was presented as a live video.
...

Jul2510 05:35 PM
jal

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my normally icy heart melted when Kea approvingly mentioned Standard Muddle, attributing the coinage to me.
it was in...

Feb106 11:52 AM
marcus

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Broda is an important figure in the history of BF theory
and Broda has just written an encyclopedia entry on BF...

Feb405 11:17 AM
selfAdjoint

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Anyone have any thoughts on BFL Ward's work? He claims to have found a perturbatively renormalizable QG theory by...

Jul2911 03:24 PM
marcus

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http://arxiv.org/abs/grqc/0404055

Apr2504 12:02 AM
GRQC

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Terminology question:
Does SBH mean "black hole entropy" or "BekensteinHawking entropy"?

Oct1711 02:53 AM
Demystifier

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I have a question concerning black holes and hawking radiation. I hope it is an adequate question and I pose it in the...

Apr1809 12:54 PM
Orbb

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Just as I was going to simplify my life by going all out Triangles
along comes this paper where
she's got a line on...

Jul2905 11:27 AM
marcus

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On Thursday 7 September Kristina Giesel gives a seminar talk on topic TBA.
I was in a rush earlier and screwed up....

Sep206 03:42 PM
marcus

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I was glad to see this paper for several reasons. The volume operator in Loop Gravity is the locus of some...

Apr2311 04:28 PM
marcus

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