Greg Bernhardt

Murray Gell-Mann: Beauty and truth in physics

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http://www.ted.com Armed with a sense of humor and laypeople's terms, Nobel winner Murray Gell-Mann drops some knowledge on TEDsters about particle physics, ...
Fantastic video - already knew about it and it changed my view of physics. I used to believe in the literal existence of the Platonic realm where physical truth lies - this is the view of Penrose. The above video changed my mind. The beauty we experience is what Murray says - its simply the self replicating nature of various different energy scales. For example its the reason re-normalization works.
 
Simply awesome. It's always a pleasure to know something about the real person behind the names we daily deal with.
 

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