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Struggles with the Continuum: Spacetime Conclusion

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 We've been looking at how the continuum nature of spacetime poses problems for our favorite theories of physics --- problems with infinities.…
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Struggles with the Continuum: General Relativity

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 Combining electromagnetism with relativity and quantum mechanics led to QED. Last time we saw the immense struggles with the continuum this…
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LHC Part 4: Searching for New Particles and Decays

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 The LHC experiments are in full swing collecting data this year (more information in the forum), and a while ago the collaboration of the…
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Struggles with the Continuum – Relativity and Quantum

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 In this series, we're looking at mathematical problems that arise in physics due to treating spacetime as a continuum---basically, problems…