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Aug2014 11:17 AM
marcus

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Jul1412 08:32 AM
ZapperZ

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a new paper by Girelli and Livine
http://arxiv.org/grqc/0311032
4 pages

Nov1703 09:41 AM
marcus

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Quoting from Lisa Randall’s book, Warped Passages, page 343:
“We have seen that supersymmetry can elegantly protect...

Jan506 02:40 AM
Spin_Network

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/14560/ref=pd_ts_b_nav/10245405437840144
The number one bestseller, in...

Aug3106 06:12 PM
ccdantas

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Hi there!
Smatrix is Path Integral with Vertex Operators inserted. I know how to compute ShapiroVirasoro...

Sep2413 05:47 AM
Korybut

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I'm trying to understand how a field is also a dimension.
For example, consider the following from a brane paper ...

Oct1807 09:35 AM
BenTheMan

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Are all string theory based unification of 4 forces predicated on GUT?
If GUTs (whether SU(5) to SO(10)) are all...

Oct309 08:43 PM
javierR

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I was just trying to remember didn't String theory first come up in like 1968 when it was debated whether someone...

Jun1404 08:46 AM
Tom McCurdy

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Hi, all!
I am about to learn how GUTs (specifically SO(10)) work, but I am stuck already at the different...

Dec1911 03:54 AM
haushofer

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I am interested in a system of natural units that I see used more and more frequently in Quantum Gravity research...

Apr505 12:34 PM
marcus

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can a wormhole be sustained by the emitions from the casimir effect and what would be the proposed setup of the whole...

Jul2106 06:27 PM
Regulus

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(If this thread doesn't belong to this group, Iam sorry"...
Regarding the "GRAND UNIFIED THEORY"
It is the theory to...

Nov2108 06:24 PM
gpitynski

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Pereira and friends have written a couple of papers recently about how to adjust Special Relativity to the fact of...

Feb2507 08:49 PM
garrett

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I'm having problems understanding Hodge duality in its most basic form. It relates exterior p forms to exterior np...

Sep108 04:19 AM
Demystifier

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After reading more about Loop Quantum Gravity. I realized they tried to solve quantum gravity by literally sweeping...

Mar3111 11:54 PM
rogerl

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When I look for it, the best I can come up with are things related to making calculations simpler. But I would like...

Sep211 11:10 PM
atyy

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I'm somewhat awed by this paper: The emergence of complex behaviors through causal entropic forces.
Now, I'm not a...

May2813 10:28 AM
mfb

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my son and i are just learning string theory.
i was wondering whether there were any recommended websites other...

Apr2604 11:20 PM
physicsisphirst

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quantph/0404040
just out
gets down on the key QG issues
sample:
"...propose another possibility, namely...

Apr1604 01:36 AM
marcus

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The Erlangen group just posted 7 papers: a series developing an new canonical approach to LQG more explicitly able to...

May1911 01:07 AM
atyy

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I’m struggling to put the Higgs mechanism into the context of established physics. It seems to me that the concept of...

Oct2612 01:30 AM
tom.stoer

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Exploring the possibility that other fields could generate a potential for the dilaton, would it be helpful to express...

Jul2204 01:38 PM
kneemo

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How many ways can a universe expand?
As I understand it, three dimensions originally uncurled with time to produce...

Jan2504 11:17 AM
Mike2

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I am having a hard time to see how/if D Branes are physics, at all.
We are told that it is the modern notation for...

Apr2308 02:57 PM
nrqed

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Hi all,
The weblink pointed to the school of last year, this one should work:...

Jan2606 06:38 PM
Florian Gmeiner

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I've been reading up on gauge theory and it isn't easy. Can someone give me an easy summary of its fundamental scope...

Feb313 02:56 PM
Naty1

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http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?p=3352208#post3352208
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The abstract of...

Jun1411 11:51 AM
S.Daedalus

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Backgroundindependence is the requirement that the theory be formulated based only on a bare differentiable manifold...

Jan1213 12:06 PM
fzero

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this came out April 5, 2004
http://arxiv.org/hepth/0404039
"String Scattering from Decaying Branes"
Vijay...

May2504 01:21 AM
Olias

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Announcement of the inaugeral conference of the IGC in August.
http://www.gravity.psu.edu/igc/
description of what...

Jul2007 06:26 PM
marcus

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It is called "INSPIRE" and here is a sample search...

May2908 04:23 PM
marcus

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Given the large number of citations, more than any other, even the 1967 Weinberg EW paper,
Does the Malcadena...

Mar1410 12:46 PM
humanino

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I posted announcement of the August workshop at MIT on the announcement sticky.
there is a basic physics reason why...

May2808 01:12 PM
marcus

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I need to ask a scientific community here if there are any sort of basis for the video and the book mentioned above in...

Mar610 09:55 AM
arivero

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I'm new to this string theory, but from what I've read (The Elegant Universe and a few papers), I realize that a good...

Sep1804 06:17 PM
humanino

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I've been trying to search for this on the Internet, but apparently there are not many links. I was wondering what...

Sep2204 03:34 AM
Curious6

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Gammaray burst (GRB) observation is opening up prospects for testing physical theory.
In particular there are...

Dec3005 06:52 PM
CarlB

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Let me be more rephrase what I wrote, to not sound rediculous as usualy I am. Loll's universe seems to mimick some...

Jul2808 10:40 PM
Chronos

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Here are video lectures I found just today, here's the syllabus:...

Aug3011 09:49 AM
MathematicalPhysicist

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Ok, the problem is that I don't have enough time or money, so I want to be somewhat careful in what books I buy. I am...

Apr1806 11:54 AM
IllogicalDreamr

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This is something I thought I should do if nobody else would by the time I had learned enough to do it:
...

Jul2206 06:20 PM
Careful

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